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Gabriel and Valerie Ibarra Indicted for Fraud and Theft from Locally Owned Tucson Business
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Gabriel and Valerie Ibarra Indicted for Fraud and Theft from Locally Owned Tucson Business

TUCSON, AZ (STL.News) Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Gabriel and Valerie Ibarra, husband and wife, on charges relating to Theft and Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices. Between 2014 and 2016, Gabriel Ibarra is alleged to have stolen over $100,000 from his employer, Robbins Equipment Company (RECO), a local Tucson business.  Gabriel Ibarra purportedly misused the company credit card to make personal purchases and is also suspected of using the company credit card to make payments directly to his own Square account.  Gabriel Ibarra’s wife, Valerie Ibarra, is alleged to have conspired and participated in the Theft and Fraudulent Scheme. The matter was investigated by the Tucson Police Department. Assistant Attorney General Lindsay St. John is pros...
Ripley Employees Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake
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Ripley Employees Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake

Branson Missouri Duck Boat Captain Faces Additional Charges SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) - Two more employees of Ripley Entertainment, Inc. – the company that operated duck boat rides in Branson, Missouri – along with the captain of the duck boat that sank at Table Rock Lake last summer, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, have been indicted by a federal grand jury. Curtis P. Lanham, 36, of Galena, Missouri, and Charles V. Baltzell, 76, of Kirbyville, Missouri, were charged in a 47-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Springfield on Thursday, June 13.  The superseding indictment, which was unsealed and made public today following the initial court appearances of Lanham and Baltzell, contains the original charges against Kenneth Scott McKee, 51, of Ve...
Local Businessman, John Rallo, is Indicted for Bribery Scheme Involving Former County Executive Steve Stenger
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Local Businessman, John Rallo, is Indicted for Bribery Scheme Involving Former County Executive Steve Stenger

St. Louis, MO (STL.News) - John Rallo, 53, formerly of St. Louis County, was charged with three counts of Honest Services Mail Fraud/Bribery.  Rallo will appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Bodenhausen for his initial appearance and arraignment on the Indictment – Friday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m., 15th floor South. The Indictment charging John Rallo alleges that beginning in October 2014 and continuing through December 31, 2017, Stenger schemed to defraud and deprive the citizens of St. Louis County of their right to his honest and faithful services, and the honest and faithful services of Sheila Sweeney, through bribery and the concealment of material information.  The purpose of the scheme was for Stenger to secretly use his official position to enrich himself through soliciting and acceptin...