Mon Mar 19, 2012, 06:50 PM
FarCenter (17,315 posts)
Soldier who allegedly killed 16 Afghans accused of financial fraud in Ohio
Source: WCPO in Cincinnati
9 News has learned about previous crimes allegedly committed by Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is suspected of carrying out a nighttime attack on two Afghan villages that left 16 people dead, including nine children. Formal charges are expected to be filed within a week for Bales' involvement in the incident, according to the Associated Press.
Just one year before entering the military, Bales -- a Norwood, Ohio, native -- was accused of stealing money from an Ohio couple in an elaborate scheme.
While working as a financial advisor, Bales was ordered to pay more than $1.5 million to the Liebschners, who reside in Columbus, according to documents from the National Association of Securities Dealers and FINRA.
In 2003, Bales was ordered to pay $637,000 as compensatory damaged, plus interest at the Ohio statutory rate of 10 percent until the date of payment in full, $637,000 as punitive damages, $216,500 as attorney's fees, $375 to reimburse the Liebschners' filing fee, and several other small damages. Seven other individuals and companies are listed in the arbitration and accused of the same charges.
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Soldier who allegedly killed 16 Afghans accused of financial fraud in Ohio (Original post)
|arely staircase||Mar 2012||#5|
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Mon Mar 19, 2012, 10:47 PM
arely staircase (10,838 posts)
5. this guy's a real peach
of he manages to beat the war crimes and fraud charges maybe he can move to Florida and get active in his local neighborhood watch.