Valid business expenses?
By JEFF TESTERMAN, Times Staff Writer
Published September 14, 2007
Investigators believe the owners of Gulf Coast Title misappropriated $7.99-million and spent it on a country club home, a condo, a fleet of luxury cars and lavish business expenses. Here is a partial list of American Express receipts paid out of the company's operating account and listed as business expenses for 2003.
|Jan. 9||Stuart Weitzman Shoes||$1,239.06 |
|Jan. 16||Just Originals Flowers||$2,761.71|
|April 22||Rooms To Go||$4,000.00|
|April 26||Vista Galleries||$657.45 |
|May 29||Windsor Vineyards, Calif.||$1,125.50|
|June 14||Lundstrom Jewelers||$2,506.33|
|June 23||Sincerely Yours catalog||$360.39|
|June 29||Z Gallerie||$5,243.51|
|Oct. 17||Silverberg Jewelry||$2,632.20|
|Oct. 28||Ethan Allen Furniture||$4,775.99|
Source: Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co.