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L.A. Coliseum scandal

For more than a year, The Times has been reporting on financial irregularities at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, stories that have triggered several criminal and civil inquiries. Three former Coliseum managers, two nationally prominent rave promoters and a stadium contractor have been indicted in the scandal. Commission members | Documents | Arrest photos

  • One of six men indicted in Coliseum corruption scandal remains at large
    One of six men indicted in Coliseum corruption scandal remains at large

    Tony Estrada, a longtime janitorial contractor at the historic stadium, is accused of making $385,000 in illegal payments to a former Coliseum general manager.

  • Coliseum case widens; six are charged
    Coliseum case widens; six are charged

    Among those indicted in the corruption investigation are rave promoters and three ex-stadium managers.

  • Coliseum probe brings three arrests
    Coliseum probe brings three arrests

    Former longtime General Manager Patrick Lynch and former Events Manager Todd DeStefano, along with Go Ventures chief executive Reza Gerami, are arrested in connection with a corruption scandal at one of the nation's most storied stadiums.

  • Coliseum Commission again meets behind closed doors on USC deal
    Coliseum Commission again meets behind closed doors on USC deal

    The panel convenes privately for 2 1/2 hours, devoting part of the time to ongoing efforts to surrender control of the stadium to USC, and spends only 12 minutes in open session.

  • Coliseum panel's secret talks could jeopardize proposal on USC
    Coliseum panel's secret talks could jeopardize proposal on USC

    California law allows closed meetings over finances, but much of the plan to turn the stadium over to USC involves other issues. That will leave any final deal open to legal challenges, an expert says.

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