NEVADA – Justice Department lawyers have turned over 1.5 million pages of records in HOA case
Justice Department lawyers say they have turned over more than 1.5 million pages of documents to defense lawyers in the sweeping investigation into the scheme to take over Las Vegas Valley homeowners associations. And they still have more records to provide. In court papers Friday, prosecutors with the Justice Department’s fraud section in Washington asked U.S. District Judge James Mahan to give them until the end of the month to turn over what they called the “large volume” of remaining electronic materials gathered by investigators.
In addition to the 1.5 million pages, prosecutors said they have turned over 440 memos of FBI interviews, 270 FBI and police investigative reports, more than 6,300 pages of transcripts from audio recordings and more than 200 audio and video recordings. The massive amount of evidence is part of the high-profile fraud case against former construction company boss Leon Benzer and 10 others indicted in January. The defendants are to stand trial March 3. Read more: