TITLE

Charter's paper trail

AUTHOR(S)
Darce, Keith
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/8/96, Vol. 16 Issue 27, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the investigation being conducted by Federal agents on the collapse of Charter Title Co. Ltd. Allegations that more than $1.2 million was transferred illegally from escrow accounts to various other company bank accounts; Civil suits filed against the company officials.
ACCESSION #
9601243178

 

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