One-time power broker lobbyist sentenced in campaign contribution case
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.
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.
Lobbyist wants probation, not prison time.
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
A federal judge in Reno has temporarily halted Harvey Whittemore’s trial on campaign finance charges
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?
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.
Former business partners of Nevada developer and lobbyist Harvey Whittemore have sued him, claiming he embezzled and misappropriated more than $40 million.
The developer of the master-planned Coyote Springs community about 60 miles northeast of Las Vegas has sued homebuilder partner Pardee Homes.