Roughly simultaneous to his feud with the county, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had been fighting one of the biggest scandals of his time in office - the so-called SCA campaign-finance debacle. The scandal involved a secret organization, sometimes known as the Sheriff's Command Association, an ... More >>
Randy Pullen, a CPA who's running for State Treasurer, is either a fool or a liar. Not in general, mind you: We're talking strictly about his role in a campaign-finance scandal that helped destroy the careers of three of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's top men.
Joel Fox, a former captain in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, was "floored" when state criminal investigators showed up with a search warrant at his house on March 31, 2009. "I couldn't believe it," Fox said on the stand this morning, testifying in his attempt to get his job back. These were m ... More >>
In July of 2009, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio issued a bald-faced lie to the media when he claimed the SCA scandal "has absolutely nothing to do with the Sheriff's Office." He knew it did. But even worse, Arpaio still hasn't explained why he didn't take action against his top aides in late 2 ... More >>
Image: www.ij.orgTom Liddy, a Maricopa deputy county attorney and son of G. Gordon Liddy, tipped off County Supervisor Andy Kunasek to a plot to "destabilize" county government, Kunasek testified yesterday.Tom Liddy, a deputy prosecutor who also happens to be son of infamous Watergate villain G. ... More >>
Image: www.jimweiers.com State Representative Jim Weiers, R-Phoenix, told investigators that he didn't remember referring Sheriff Arpaio's men to GOP consultant Chris Baker, as Baker said he did.We've given it the old college try, but State Representative Jim Weiers (R-Phoenix ... More >>
Joel Fox filed two federal lawsuits this week in apparent response to New Times' publication of love letters between him and his boss at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Larry Black. The first lawsuit targets former state Attorney General Terry Goddard and three employees of the AG's o ... More >>
Randy Pullen, former chairman of the state Republican Party, knew the SCA donation was illegally earmarked, sources told state and federal investigators Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lisa Allen was dismayed when she saw the super-sleazy TV ad against her boss' opponent, Da ... More >>
Jennifer Barber, former Goodyear City Council candidate, says she was told by a state GOP staffer that she could get Sheriff Arpaio's endorsement if she paid $2,000 to a political consultant.A former Goodyear City Council candidate is sticking to her story that a state Republic ... More >>
A computer found in the home Captain Joel Fox (above), its operating system registered to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, contained evidence of a scandal -- and links to teen porn sites. A laptop used by Captain Joel Fox and registered to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office contain ... More >>
Paul McGuinness, U2's manager, is blaming Internet service providers for not working harder to put an end to illegal music downloading, NME reports.However, McGuinness has faith in Spotify, a paid online music subscription service that actually distributes royalties properly.While McGuinness's ar ... More >>
Scammer Bob Owens whines that others are also at fault for his crimes, but he's sentenced to 10 years in prison anyway
A con man who worked for high-powered Phoenix attorneys, and who himself impersonated a lawyer, plea-bargains to theft
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