Adelphia Fate Settling In?
- Fallen Hero. Jerome, Richard; Birkbeck, Matt; Leger, Dimitry Elias // People;8/12/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p111
Focuses on allegations of fraud against cable television mogul John Rigas, founder and chief executive of Adelphia Communications. Biographical information; Allegation that he looted nearly one billion dollars from his company; Government investigation being waged against him.
- 5 Adelphia exess indicted. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/24/2002, Vol. 375 Issue 17, p1
Reports that federal prosecutors in the U.S. have indicted Adelphia Communications Corp. founder John Rigas, two of his sons and two former executives of cable operators for misleading investors and misusing company funds. Implications of the indictment for the defendants; Charges levelled...
- Suit seeks changes in Adelphia's board. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;1/10/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 5, p9
Reports on the move of shareholders to file a case against the board of directors at Adelphia Communications seeking changes in its board composition in the U.S. Claims in the suit; Conflict of interest in the management of the company's stocks; Details on the prior fraud case against Adelphia...
- Rigases raked in the perks. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;3/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 59, p1
Reports on the alleged outrageous perks given to the Rigas family in connection with the investigation of the Adelphia Communications fraud case. Efforts of the U.S. government to prove that the Rigases used Adelphia as a personal account; Charges of conspiracy and fraud against founder, John...
- Adelphia Fights Franchise Losses. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;1/20/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p30
Reports on a lawsuit filed against three New Hampshire towns for discrimination by bankrupt Adelphia Communications Corp. Arguments given in favor and against the revocation by towns and the company; Expiry date of the franchise; Reason for non renewal of the franchise by the towns.
- NO RELIEF FOR ADELPHIA. Crabtree, Susan // Daily Variety;12/12/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 49, p52
Reports that U.S.-based cable television company Adelphia Communications faces several lawsuits. Case background; Allegations of the lawsuits; Programs covered by the lawsuits.
- Adelphia Court Delays Cities' Bid. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p30
Reports that the Bankruptcy court for the Southern District of New York has delayed the hearing arguments of municipalities who believe they should be considered unsecured creditors of bankrupt media company Adelphia Communications Corp. Reasons cited by case trustee Carolyn Schwartz for...
- Court Approves Schleyer, Cooper Pacts. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;3/10/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p3
Reports on an approval given by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to Adelphia Communications Corp.'s chairman William Schleyer and chief operating officer Ron Cooper to take charge of the management of the bankrupt company. Objections raised y Leonard Tow, Adelphia's largest shareholder, to the...
- CEO SCANDALS: GET YOUR SCORECARD. Novack, Kate // Time;6/23/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 25, p26
Presents information about several chief executive officers in the U.S. who face allegations of insider trading in securities. How former chief financial officer Andrew Fastow of Enron pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud; Indictment of executives such as founder John Rigas from Adelphia for...