Scam Diego Entries for May, 2010

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SDNN Was Effervescent Until Drop Dead Day

San Diego News Network, the local online news operation that had raised $3.18 million from investors, and was talking of ...

Letter Suggests SDNN to be Bought Out

I have received a copy of a letter allegedly sent to free lancers working for San Diego News Network yesterday ...

Proposition D: How to Buy an Election

The group touting Proposition D, the so-called strong mayor initiative, have reported their donations and expenditures for the two months ...

SEC Charges, Forced into Open by San Diegan, Show Wall Street Corruption

The Securities and Exchange Commission today (May 27) put out a bland press release saying that Pequot Capital Management, once ...

Lead Indicators Inch Ahead in April

The lead indicators of the San Diego economy, compiled by Alan Gin of the University of San Diego, rose moderately ...

"Little Dominelli" Gets Nine Years in Slammer

Mark Todd Hauze, whose foreign currency Ponzi scheme had similarities with the J. David Dominelli scam of the 1980s, was ...

SDNN Closes Orange County Operation

The Orange County News Network, which was to be a launching pad for a 40-city expansion of the San Diego ...

Neurocrine Zooms as Rest of Market Wilts

Stock of biotech Neurocrine Biosciences is up 37.36% this morning in an overall market slaughter. U.S. stock are down more ...

San Diego Shines in Wobbly Case-Shiller Numbers

There are signs of weakening U.S. housing prices in the March data from Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller, but San Diego is ...

April Unemployment Dips to 10.4%

The San Diego County unemployment rate dropped to 10.4% in April from a revised 11% in March, according to the ...

Graham Claims She Was "Spotless" in Florida. Hogwash!

Nancy Graham, former head of Centre City Development Corp. now under investigation by the Ethics Commission, claimed yesterday that "I ...

Six Charged in Alleged $20.8 Million Mortgage Scam

Six individuals from the San Diego area have been charged by the U.S. attorney's office with wire fraud in an ...

Will L.A., Arizona Go to War?

Los Angeles and the State of Arizona are bracing for hostilities.The Los Angeles city council, with support from Mayor Antonio ...

Canadian Doctor Charged with Smuggling Treated Athlete in San Diego

Anthony Galea, a Canadian doctor charged in U.S. federal court Tuesday with smuggling and drug offenses, frantically traveled the U.S. ...

Union-Tribune to Shrink Width of Paper

According to the trade publication News & Tech, "The San Diego Union-Tribune is narrowing the web width of its four ...

Bersin Unconvincing in Describing His Self-Confessed Goofs

The Senate Finance Committee yesterday (May 12) released a five-page document describing how San Diegan Alan Bersin, commissioner of Customs ...

Slurp! Slurp! SERP Propels Felsinger's Pay

Donald Felsinger, chief executive of Sempra Energy, "is way overpaid," says Graef (Bud) Crystal, former San Diegan who is one ...

Economists Exult over Job Gains. Be Wary

Economists are rhapsodizing this morning (May 7) over April's rise in 290,000 jobs (224,000 after temporary Census workers are excluded). ...

Psssst! Wanna Make 4 to 12 Times Your Investment?

The Securities and Exchange Commission today (May 6) charged Dennis Lee Keating II, a former broker and part owner of ...

Dow Plunges 348 -- but Recovers from Near 1,000 Drop

It was a wild day on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 348, or 3.21%. The NASDAQ was ...

Stocks Crash in Panic Selling, Volatility

U.S. stocks crashed this afternoon, then bounced part of the way back. Pundits blame the Greek situation, although it is ...

Dumanis Gives the Green Light to Corruption

Today (May 5), District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis officially stated that San Diego will be tolerant of abuse of power. Since ...

Padres's Attendance Was Better When Losing at Qualcomm

Remember when John Moores said the Padres couldn't survive economically playing at Qualcomm Stadium? This year, the team has an ...

SanDiego.com to Be Auctioned May 7

Assets of SD Acquisitions LLC, owner of the SanDiego.com domain name, will go up for public auction at 5 p.m. ...

Saks Closing Fashion Valley Store

Retailer Saks Inc. said Monday (May 3) that is closing its Saks Fifth Avenue store in the Fashion Valley shopping ...

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