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Justice balks, UBS walks

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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This morning the New York Times reported that the Justice Department may drop a closely watched legal case aimed at forcing the Swiss bank UBS to divulge the names of 52,000 wealthy American clients suspected of offshore tax evasion, a United States official briefed on the matter said Monday. The move, which would halt an unusually […]

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Now what, Mr. Mayor?

Friday, June 12, 2009

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It’s not often that you have the privilege of witnessing history.  Today’s hearing of the city’s Independent Ethics Commission might, in retrospect, become a defining moment in the city’s history. After veteran Springs attorney Lindsay Fischer, who has practiced law in Colorado Springs for 45 years, made his presentation on behalf of his client, Central Bancorp […]

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Come clean, Mr. Mayor

Friday, May 8, 2009

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The ethics complaint filed May 4 against Mayor Lionel Rivera by the Ron Johnson, CEO of Central Bancorp,  makes serious allegations against the mayor, to which he ought to respond swiftly, openly and honestly. Johnson complaint alleges, among other things, that “The Mayor has and continues to negotiate on behalf of the City with parties […]

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