Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison Mum on Conflict, Guinn License Questions After Court Win

Clark County District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez dealt a blow Monday to a group of investors hoping to stop would-be developer Howard Bulloch from “restructuring” a $26 million loan that’s been in default for almost a decade. Gonzalez, who dismissed the plaintiffs’ case in part, will be holding a hearing on August 9th to consider remaining … More Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison Mum on Conflict, Guinn License Questions After Court Win

Strip Club Heiress Who Drove Wrong Way on I-215 Blames Dead Victim

The Tweet storm came out of nowhere on Saturday afternoon. Afroditi Eliades who goes by @taxiallianceusa on Twitter and her new husband, Rick Green (@therick63) were out for blood over a column long ago written by John L. Smith and my twitter post from four years ago, in which I quoted from an Eliades family … More Strip Club Heiress Who Drove Wrong Way on I-215 Blames Dead Victim

Mirage Dolphin “Animal welfare” seal of approval all wet

Perhaps you saw the story in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage earned certification from American Humane, which sounds a lot like another well-known animal welfare organization, the Humane Society of the United States, but is not related. In fact, the two organizations have diametrically opposed … More Mirage Dolphin “Animal welfare” seal of approval all wet

With Legal Assistance of Lt. Governor, Would-be Developer Attempts to Cash-In On Strip Land at Expense of Jilted Lenders

President Donald Trump, who has never made a deal he couldn’t get out of, has nothing on Las Vegan Howard Bulloch. With the help of Aspen Financial, a now-defunct hard money lending brokerage that was owned by Jeff Guinn, the son of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, Bulloch engaged in serial refinancing of an old … More With Legal Assistance of Lt. Governor, Would-be Developer Attempts to Cash-In On Strip Land at Expense of Jilted Lenders

FBI File Reveals U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden Played Hardball with Targets of Criminal Probe Involving Ex-Governor Kenny Guinn’s Son

It took years but I finally have the FBI’s file of its criminal investigation of Aspen Financial, the defunct commercial real estate lending company owned by Jeff Guinn, the son of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn. Thousands of investors lost hundreds of millions of dollars when Guinn’s hard money brokerage engaged in serial refinancing that … More FBI File Reveals U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden Played Hardball with Targets of Criminal Probe Involving Ex-Governor Kenny Guinn’s Son

Police investigating child sex abuse allegations against Gov. Guinn’s son, daughter-in-law

Metro Police confirm they are “actively investigating” allegations of child sex abuse against Jeff and Monica Guinn, the son and daughter-in-law of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn.  No charges have been filed. The Guinn’s son, Colton, now 24, alleges in police reports that he was the victim of sexual abuse at the hands of his … More Police investigating child sex abuse allegations against Gov. Guinn’s son, daughter-in-law

Follow the Motive

I returned from vacation to find an anonymous letter in the mail, an intimidation effort, warning me to “distance” myself from my friend, Donna Ruthe and her attorney, Dennis Prince. I met Ruthe in 2008, when I interviewed her about Jeff Guinn, the son of former Governor Kenny Guinn.  I was doing a story on how Guinn, … More Follow the Motive