Daily Archives: June 27, 2011

Former Citigroup VP Charged with Embezzling in Alleged $19 Million Bank Fraud

Gary Foster, a former vice president in Citigroup, Inc.’s treasury finance department has been arrested on bank fraud charges arising from his embezzlement of more than $19 million. Foster was apprehended at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday morning when he arrived on a flight from Bangkok.1

The defendant’s initial appearance is scheduled this afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr. at the United States Courthouse, 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, New York.

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Sons of Zap Wins “Battle of the Bands”

By: Gene Carl

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PROFESSIONALS & PARENTS WORLDWIDE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE 2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILDHOOD APRAXIA OF SPEECH IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) will host its 2011 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech in San Diego, California on July 7 – July 9, at the Paradise Point Resort. This year’s conference theme “Unfolding Potential, Creating Possibilities” will address the use of emerging technology and how it’s being used to assist children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), while still advocating and creating awareness on issues that affect children with CAS.

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U.S. Border Patrol Seizes Cocaine Worth $300K

Westmoreland, Calif. – Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station seized a substantial amount of cocaine at the Highway 86 Checkpoint.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., a grey Ford pickup truck approached the primary inspection area of the Highway 86 Border Patrol Checkpoint near Westmorland. A Border Patrol canine team alerted to the vehicle and agents referred the driver, a 32 -year-old male U.S. citizen, to secondary inspection for further examination. After a thorough search of the vehicle, agents discovered several concealed packages of cocaine located inside a non-factory compartment. The total weight of the cocaine was approximately 10 pounds and was valued at just over $300,000.

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