Stadium Naples

Number 16064
Subject County Government
Source Daily News (Naples, Fla.)
State FL
Year 1999
Publication Date Mar. 30, 1999
Summary The Naples Daily News reports about "... a web of corrupt dealings involving county commissioners, a defunct golf stadium development, county grants, the PGA Tour, a mob-linked stock house and our local state attorney... The deal seemed simple: County Commissioner John Norris steered control of the Naples Senior PGA golf tournament and $1 million in county grants to his Stadium Naples business partner in exchange for (a) stake. ... our locally elected state attorney - who declined to bring bribery charges related to ... Norris' stake in the Stadium Naples golf development in October 1998 - owned stock in a Stadium Naples partner company during his investigation." This investigation continued till 2000. Also see story files #17443 and #15021 for the complete set of stories.
Category Contest Certificate
Pages 109
Keywords CAR Bill Rasmussen Skylands Park Management Inc. A.S. Goldmen & Co. Millennium Sports Management Inc. taxes brokerage sports arena Professional Golfers Association corruption
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