Harvey Whittemore

Harvey Whittemore. Photo: state of Nevada

Harvey Whittemore Tries To Get Conviction Overturned

One-time power broker lobbyist sentenced in campaign contribution case


Harvey Whittemore. Photo: state of Nevada

Whittemore Goes To Prison August 6th

Former Nevada developer and lobbyist Harvey Whittemore has been ordered to begin serving a two-year prison sentence this summer his illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid after a judge concluded his conviction is unlikely to be overturned.


File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Developer Gets 2 Years In Nev. Campaign Cash Case

Ex-Nevada power broker Harvey Whittemore admitted he was “arrogant and naive” but insisted “I’m not greedy” before a judge sentenced him Monday to two years in prison for funneling more than $130,000 in illegal campaign funds to Sen. Harry Reid’s re-election committee in 2007.



Whittemore Wants Sentencing Hearing

Lobbyist wants probation, not prison time.


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Reid Donor Found Guilty, Mistrial On One Charge

A judge has declared a mistrial on one charge against a former Nevada developer who was convicted earlier in the day of three counts of making illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid


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Reid Contributor Trial Delayed

A federal judge in Reno has temporarily halted Harvey Whittemore’s trial on campaign finance charges


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid Contributor Trial Continues

Was it an offer they couldn’t refuse from their multimillionaire boss doing the bidding for arguably the most powerful man in the U.S. Congress?


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Lobbyist Linked To Reid Fails To Build Single Home In 12 Years In 43,000-Acre Development

A dozen years ago, lobbyist-turned-developer Harvey Whittemore unveiled plans to turn a huge swath of the southern Nevada desert 50 miles north of Las Vegas into the state’s largest master-planned community.



Whittemore Accused Of Embezzling From Ex-Partners

Former business partners of Nevada developer and lobbyist Harvey Whittemore have sued him, claiming he embezzled and misappropriated more than $40 million.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–01/29/2012

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Homebuilder Sued Over Unfinished Development

The developer of the master-planned Coyote Springs community about 60 miles northeast of Las Vegas has sued homebuilder partner Pardee Homes.

CBS Las Vegas–03/27/2011