Cable's Fallen Idol
- Rigases Ask High Court To Toss Fraud Convictions. // Multichannel News;10/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p39
The article reports that former Adelphia Communications Corp. executives John and Tim Rigas have filed a petition to have their case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court after being stymied by a court of appeals in their quest to overturn their fraud convictions. John Rigas was sentenced to 15 years...
- John, Tim Rigas Report to Serve Prison Sentences. FARRELL, MIKE // Multichannel News;8/20/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p9
The article reports that former Adelphia Communications chairman John Rigas and his son, Timothy Rigas, headed to Butner Federal Prison in North Carolina to serve their prison sentences. The Rigases were convicted for 18 counts of fraud and conspiracy in the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
- The Buzz. Linnett, Richard; Kerwin, Ann Marie // Advertising Age;3/8/2004, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p45
Highlights the low media attention on the trial of Adelphia Communications executives John Rigas and his sons Tim and Michael in March 2004, for alleged money embezzlement. Total value of company money used by the Rigases for personal purposes; Investments a properties bought by the Rigases...
- RIGAS WATCH. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;6/27/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 26, p8
Reports on the ruling of a court in the U.S. in June 2005 on a case of fraud filed against Adelphia Communications founder John Rigas and his son Tim Rigas. Prison sentence for John and Tim Rigas; Statement issued by John Rigas regarding their actions; Remarks from Federal Judge Leonard Sands...
- NO SURRENDER: RIGASES ARRESTED. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;7/29/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p1
Reports the arrest of Adelphia Communications Corp. founder John Rigas and two sons in New York City. Lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against Rigas and executives; Implication of the rebuffed surrender on the political motivation of the arrest.
- The Rigases' 'Perp Walk' Paskowski, Marianne // Multichannel News;7/29/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p44
Focuses on the sensationalism arrest of Adelphia Communication Corp. founder John Rigas, sons, and two former employees in New York City. Implication of planned media arrest on the privacy of the Rigas family; Kind of treatment for the Rigas family on the treatment of Enron Corp. executives;...
- Rigas Redux. // CableFAX Daily;10/28/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 210, p2
The article offers news briefs on cable television as of October 2005. Cable executives John and Tim Rigas are in court for allegations of tax evasion. The transfer of Adelphia's assets to Comcast and Time Warner has been voted on by the New York Public Service commission.
- At Deadline. // MediaWeek;7/12/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p3
Presents news briefs on the mass media industry in the U.S. as of July 2004. Personnel changes in Maxim; Status of the case filed against John Rigas, founder of Adelphia Communications; Launch of an upscale baby and child magazine by Fairchild Publications.
- Simmering scandals come to boil. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;10/3/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 87, p1
Reports on scandals involving media companies in the United States. Insider trading investigation of Martha Stewart's media and retail company, the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia; Charges of conspiracy and securities, wire and bank fraud against Adelphia Communications founder John Rigas and...