We originally talked about the moratorium, it was because we weren sure how the language would be crafted, so we weren sure about zoning regulations, she said. State law has addressed that in their draft rules the limitations on where this facility can be placed. So they have addressed the zoning concerns that I had.
Risking Fred’s wrath if she were to be discovered, Sara sneaked into Fred’s basement office safe where she discovered papers she believed to be very important. No one realized it at the time, but these documents were proof of a money laundering scheme Fred had developed by creating offshore shell bank accounts used by his drug dealing clients. In turn, the laundered funds were used as start up funding for some of Atlanta’s nightclubs that were a hotbed for illegal drugs..
But in Indonesia at least, the miracle turned into a mirage, the stable currencies as flimsy as a rubber sole. The dream of a prosperous region where workers who manufacture sneakers could also afford to buy them has now been postponed. Nike, of course, is not responsible for the debacle of the Indonesian economy, yet there is a link of sorts between Indonesia’s woes and Nike’s slump.
The scandal here is not in Madoff, himself (although he would have engaged in improper accounting practices to hide the fraudulent scheme), but on how such scheme escaped the watchful eyes of the auditors and the regulators. Although Madoff has already pleaded guilty to such charges, the investigations on the involvement of other people and how regulators failed to detect the scheme are still ongoing. The amount of fraud? Estimated to be around $10 billion to $17 billion..
We wanted to find out how easy it is to find the products, so we went shopping undercover at the same downtown alley. Most of the fake makeup sold here is half the price of the original. Some vendors admitted the products were knockoffs but assured us they were just as good..
Sometimes, too, you can find notices from government agencies that are seeking sources for specific procurement needs. Contract Administrator, Alaska Railroad Corporation, is to look for long range acquisition plans published by government agencies. These long range plans will typically include recurring contracts (along with information on the incumbent contractor, dollar amount of the contract, and a description) as well as new major project that might come up for bid.
On all the Little People dolls created from 1976 1980, the dolls were hand signed by Xavier Roberts using a permanent marker. Sometimes he signed each cheek, and sometimes he was known to sign the front of a doll’s outfit. Dolls that are hand signed are the MOST desired dolls, and they are the most valuable.