The LVCVA’s former chief marketing officer has agreed to pay $8,700 in fines for violating the state ethics law over her personal use of airline gift cards bought by the agency.
Nevada state employees delayed the implementation of a DMV computer modernization because the contractor failed to pay them as much as $4 million in bribes, a lawsuit alleges.
Prosecutors expect to charge “one or more persons” by the end of August in a criminal investigation into misuse of airline gift cards bought by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, a court filing shows.
UNLV has started an investigation to determine who revealed the name of a top donor to the Review-Journal but a media expert said school should focus on internal controls.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has disbanded its travel office and changed its ticket-buying system amid investigations into a gift card scandal.
Prosecutors plan to oppose the Review-Journal’s push to unseal documents supporting a search warrant executed at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority offices.
Las Vegas police executed the search warrant in March, looking for evidence that LVCVA executives mishandled $90,000 in airline gift cards bought by the tax-funded agency.
Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell was indicted after a Review-Journal story questioning the spending of county money, including at casinos and bars.
The Ethics Commission can move forward with a complaint against the LVCVA’s former chief marketing officer over the use of airline gift cards.
The UNLV dentist who received nearly $500,000 in payments that a school lawyer deemed he didn’t deserve, also had a $72,000 a year contract with College of Southern Nevada for part-time work on top of his full-time UNLV job, records show.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed a bill strengthening the law requiring casinos to file emergency response plans in the wake of the Mandalay Bay mass shooting.
Court records shed new light on the criminal case against former City Councilman Ricki Barlow and raise the level of concern about his lobbying at City Hall.
Rossi Ralenkotter also provided the convention authority with little written explanation of what he did for $15,000 a month in consulting fees, records show.
Former DMV director Troy Dillard took a job at a company hired to modernize the agency’s computers, but the project failed, costing Nevada drivers millions.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority moved forward Tuesday with a $10 million police substation expansion despite an ongoing police investigation of the tourism agency.