|By Steve Lackmeyer, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
That ruling is overshadowed, however, by the announcement by
"This type of crime is particularly jarring when you realize that older victims, many of whom were living on fixed incomes in
In his capacity as treasurer of the
The jury determined that rather than repair the buildings, Yashouafar deposited the checks in an out-of-state bank account that he controlled. According to several
The indictment goes on to allege that in some cases, Yashouafar rented units he owned to the displaced condo owners, resulting in them paying him rent while they waited for repairs that were never done because of the alleged theft.
Masto said bank records show that in
Records show the Yashouafars are experiencing difficulties with properties across the country. The Roosevelt, a historic building in
And more than a dozen properties in the
Yashouafar's partnerships declared bankruptcy after First National Center was foreclosed upon by
In court testimony earlier this year,
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