Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
A closely divided Ohio Supreme Court has rejected an effort by a former Republican fundraiser to overturn his conviction in a state investment scandal. The court today declined to hear an appeal by Tom Noe, whose criminal conviction engulfed Ohio Republicans five years ago.
Testimony is underway in Toledo in the trial of coin dealer and GOP fundraiser Tom Noe.
A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a GOP fundraiser at the center of an Ohio political scandal to two years and three months in prison for illegally funneling $45,000 to President Bush’s re-election campaign.
Former GOP fundraiser Tom Noe has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he illegally funneled donations to President Bush’s re-election campaign.
Some of the currency at the center of Ohio’s rare coin investment scandal went on the auction block Tuesday at a secret location in Columbus. Prospective buyers who put up a deposit can view and bid on the estimated $6.5 million collection.
Prosecutors have filed a 53-count indictment against the coin dealer at the center of the state’s investment scandal. The charges filed against Tom Noe in Toledo includes theft, money laundering and forgery. Noe turned himself over to authorites at the Lucas County Courthouse Monday morning.