• Apr 14, 2008
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After finding out that the Unique Performance asset auction didn't make nearly enough money to pay the lost wages of the company's former employees, at least those disenfranchised workers held out hope that their ex-bosses would face some major legal ramifications. Or not. Apparently, the the U.S. Attorney in Dallas has informed the Secret Service in writing that it will not pursue the case, despite the fact that company executives had faced 25 felony charges.

Some sort of hope still exists for the ex-employees and customers that justice will be served, as the Dallas County District Attorney's office has investigations underway regarding criminal allegations that Unique Performance had destroyed or removed the vehicle identification numbers of at least 61 vehicles.


[Source: CBS 11 via 67 Mustang Blog]


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      • 6 Years Ago
      Didn't Carroll Shelby get sued in this debacle?

      Funny, that lawsuit sees it's day in court but these crooks don't.
        • 6 Years Ago
        No, he's too busy with his charity! hahahhahhaha I crack myself up!!!!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Classic. I'm with Todd, this sound cronyish.
      • 6 Years Ago
      What blatant corruption. Thank you for ruining my country. As the saying goes, love it or leave it, I think I'm going to leave.
      • 6 Years Ago
      and this is what spawns imitators
      • 6 Years Ago
      Wow that's a screw job for some hard working people who are not getting paid.

      Nice to see that the best way to get rich is and always has been by being a criminal.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Yep, if these execs got pulled over and caught with a doobie they'd be in prison tonight. This is my favorite quote from the story:

      "A spokesperson for the U.S. Secret Service said, "Even though federal crimes have been committed" the federal prosecutor has decided not to pursue them."

      Brilliant.
        • 6 Years Ago
        @CarbonBlack, probably for money laundry investigation?
        • 6 Years Ago
        why was the Secret Service even involved?
        That is my question
      • 6 Years Ago
      Run the names of the owners, who just got off scott-free and are laughing all the way to their off shore bank accounts in the Bahamas, against the Republican National Comity's list of donors - find any matches?

      The U.S. Attorney will make some hippy who burned the U.S. flag in symbolic protest, life a living hell for almost a decade, but they won't go after the crooks from Performance? Hmmmm...
      • 6 Years Ago
      I really feel bad for the lower ranking employees. The feds shoulda left a bit more!
      • 6 Years Ago
      The law fails again.

      Well, not the law, just the people that are paid to enforce it. They should be looking for a new job by the end of the week.
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