From the daily archives: Monday, November 20, 2006

Noe gets 18 years

On November 20, 2006 By

Yep – 18 years.

A former GOP fundraiser at the center of a scandal-plagued state investment in rare coins that helped Democrats seize power in the midterm elections was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison.

Tom Noe, a prominent coin dealer accused of taking at least $2 million, was convicted last week of theft, corrupt activity, money laundering, forgery and tampering with records.

Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Thomas Osowik, who described the crime as an “elaborate scheme of theft on a large scale,” also fined Noe $120,000.

“You continued to spend the bureau’s money at what I […]

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Still catching up…

On November 20, 2006 By

Just wanted to ping the world to let everyone know that I’m back from a productive week in Tampa (and one crazy college football game) with all my fingers and toes intact. Just working thru the backlog, and with Thanksgiving coming up, it may be a little while yet before I can settle back into the daily routine of posting on Plunderbund.

Just wanted to squash the rumors, in case anyone cared: “I’m not dead yet!”

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