Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen said he only found out about Earl Mitchell’s guilty plea to a gross misdemeanor after the event, which ended Sept 2.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board members Tuesday unanimously approved new ethics rules that ban members from accepting gifts and tighten controls over travel.
A March 26 preliminary hearing has been set for four defendants in the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority probe, including former CEO Rossi Ralenkotter.
Legal experts say the criminal case against former LVCVA chief CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and other executives is the result of failed oversight by the tax-funded agency’s board.
The executive committee of the LVCVA board will consider whether to terminate its consulting contract with former CEO Rossi Ralenkotter in the wake of felony charges against him and three others.
Prosecutors have filed felony charges against retired LVCVA CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and two other former executives in the investigation into the misuse of $90,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards.
The top Immigration and Customs Enforcement official in Nevada wasn’t surprised that one out of 14 state inmates is an undocumented immigrant.
Officials of a company hired to modernize the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles’s computer system met with the agency’s former director and key staffers ahead of the state issuing a “request for proposals.”
A Dallas-based Southwest Airlines marketing executive has landed in the middle of a criminal investigation into the misuse of $90,000 in company gift cards bought by the LVCVA.
Despite the push for removing undocumented immigrants, federal officials still repeatedly fail to keep out people who commit felonies in the United States.
An audit that cost taxpayers $186,000 has come under fire from police, who question the thoroughness of its examination into the misuse of airline gift cards bought by the LVCVA.
Former Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter handed out airline gift cards bought by the tax-funded agency as holiday gifts in December 2016, a court document shows.
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.