Felon, swindler, liar, sleaze, pant-load. The many faces of Fife Symington
The love story that may spark Arizona's New Economy.
Ex-governor Symington seems blissful despite the damning evidence that mounts at his bankruptcy trial. What's up his sleeve?
The people who judged Symington look back with certainty, compassion
Fife Symington must live with six felony convictions; where he will live with them is still up in the air
It took years, and some luck, to unravel Symington's web of deceit
Jurors in Symington's 12-week criminal trial hear closing arguments, begin deliberations
As Symington finishes his grueling cross-examination, judge tarries with jury instructions
Martha Symington's lawyer tells jury of governor's profligacy
Bookish prosecutor George Cardona transforms governor's partner and ally into reluctant stool pigeon
Testimony at the governor's criminal trial and a new civil complaint suggest that First Interstate helped Symington dupe other lenders
If you're feeling sympathy for Fife Symington, read this
The expose told of a newly discovered "confidential settlement" that has an impact on Symington's bankruptcy case. But the Republic itself had reported the settlement--in 1994.
A broad range of legal experts and newly released records suggest the federal government will have a hard time convicting Governor Symington
Coopers & Lybrand leaves governor in "worst of all worlds" legally; but quick removal from office seems unlikely
Fighting a legal war on multiple fronts, Symington and his attorneys turn to a time-honored tactic: stonewalling
Document supporting indictment suggests senior partner at Snell & Wilmer aided governor in alleged bank fraud
The charges are simple: The government says Symington lied to get hundreds of millions of dollars of loans
Forced to explain his creative accounting practices, the governor steps through the looking glass
Bank gave governor loan write-downs, despite evidence of false financial statements
Sculptor says downtown partnership bootlegged his award design
During her 14-year marriage to an auto-parts mogul, Denise Hrudka lived in the lap of luxury. Then her husband stood up.
Washington to decide Fife's fate in next six weeks
IF QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS RETRACTABLE ROOF, POWER-HUNGRY AIR CONDITIONERS AND SUN-STARVED GRASS CAN BE ANSWERED, BANK ONE BALLPARK WILL BE A STATE-OF-THE-ART VENUE. FOR SEPARATING FANS AND TAXPAYERS FROM THEIR MONEY.
From the Week of July 27, 1995
MINORITIES ARE REFUSED MORTGAGES. BANKS WON'T LEND IN LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS. IT'S CALLED REDLINING, AND IT'S STILL THRIVING IN PHOENIX.
IF PROPOSITION 400 PASSES, TAXPAYERS WILL COUGH UP BILLIONS FOR FREEWAY CONSTRUCTION. IF ONLY MAG ADOT KNEW WHERE THEY WERE GOING TO SPEND IT.
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