Browsing: Northland Hearing

Starkey Owner Bill Austin Tells Federal Court of His High–Flying Life in 3rd Day of Testimony

Starkey owner Bill Austin tells Federal Court of his High–Flying Life in his 3rd Day on the stand, describing his hob-nobbing with celebrities, travel to exotic lands, and how in Mexico he thought an angel spoke


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Popcorn Time: Starkey Owner “Uncle Bill” Austin Grilled For Second Day

Starkey Laboratories owner Bill Austin — on the stand for a second day in a fraud trial against the company’s former president and three others — said he had never seen nor read key documents outlining


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Break Out the Popcorn: Starkey Judge Says Defense Attorneys Will be Able to Question Bill Austin on “Character”

Break out the Popcorn: Defendants Jerry Ruzicka, Larry Miller, W Jeffrey Taylor, and Larry Hagen will be allowed to make the "character(!)" of owner Bill Austin a matter for jurors to consider.


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Days 2 And 3 of Starkey Executives’ Embezzlement Trial: Computer Searches, FBI Testimony, Brady Violation

Day 2 coverage: Starkey witness says computer searches found questionable documents; Day 3 coverage: Starkey trial continues with FBI testimony, Prosecutor commits Brady Rule violation.


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Trial Starts in $20 million Starkey Labs Embezzlement Case Against Four Former Execs

The trial starts against Jerry Ruzicka, Larry Miller, W Jeffrey Taylor, and Lawrence T Hagen in the $20 million Starkey Hearing Technologies embezzlement case: The complicated Federal case is expected to take at least six weeks


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Former Starkey Exec Longtain Charged With Tax Evasion; Ruzicka Alleges Austin’s Bizarre Behavior

Fun Times this week in the Starkey Swamp: New court filings allege Bill Austin told workers that after he shot a deer dead, the animal asked him, "Why did you shoot me?" and asked him not


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Head Of Starkey Subsidiary Northland Hearing Jeffrey Longtain Charged With Felony Tax Evasion: Updated

Head Of Starkey Subsidiary Northland Hearing Jeffrey Longtain Charged With Felony Tax Evasion: Single charge was outlined in a felony "information" court report, which is sometimes used in plea bargains with coöperating witnesses.


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