AEA Fraud Trial

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  • Desert Best Enterprises LLC, the company that owned of the Top of the Kress files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

    Desert Best Enterprises LLC, the company that owned of the Top of the Kress files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
    Desert Best Enterprises LLC, the company that owned of the Top of the Kress files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. View the bankruptcy filing(PDF)
  • AEA Federal Credit Union is placed in Conservatorship

    AEA Federal Credit Union is placed in Conservatorship
    AEA Federal Credit Union is placed in Conservatorship by the National Credit Union Administration.
  • Sweet-McGregor, Executive Vice President retires from AEA Federal Credit Union

    Sweet-McGregor, Executive Vice President retires from AEA Federal Credit Union
  • Trial date set for Rhonda and Bill Liddle in Pheonix.

    Trial date set for Rhonda and Bill Liddle in Pheonix.
    Trial for Rhonda and Bill Liddle on fraud charges is set for January 2012 in a Phoenix Federal Court.
  • Former Yuma car dealership owner arrested

    Former Yuma car dealership owner arrested
    Former T&K Auto dealership owner Ken Stevenson was arrested for allegedly selling cars with unsecured titles which were owned by AEA Federal Credit Union. Ken Stevenson faces two felony charges, one for theft, and one for fraudulent schemes. According to court documents KSWT News 13 obtained Friday, Stevenson is accused of selling vehicles with unsecured titles. The vehicles according to the documents were owned by AEA Federal Credit Union.
  • Court dissolves Desert Best Enterprise’s (Top of the Kress) bankruptcy protection

    Court dissolves Desert Best Enterprise’s (Top of the Kress) bankruptcy protection
    Court dissolves Desert Best Enterprise’s (Top of the Kress) bankruptcy protection opening up the option for AEA to take back the property.
  • Formally known as the Yuma Fun Factory opens again as “Z Fun Factory” by their new owners

    Formally known as the Yuma Fun Factory opens again as “Z Fun Factory” by their new owners
    Formally known as the Yuma Fun Factory opens again as “Z Fun Factory” by their new owners.
  • AEA files court papers in order to take over the Top of the Kress

    AEA files court papers in order to take over the Top of the Kress
    AEA files court papers in order to take over the Top of the Kress.
  • Jury selection begins in the AEA Fraud Trial

    Jury selection begins in the AEA Fraud Trial
    Jury selection begins for couple accused of committing fraud against AEA
    Jury selection began today for the trial of two Yuma residents accused of committing fraud involving millions of dollars against a local credit union. Bill Liddle and his wife Rhonda Liddle are each facing 68 charges including conspiracy, money laundering and fraud.
  • Opening statement in the AEA Fraud Trial take place.

    Opening statement in the AEA Fraud Trial take place.
    Opening statement in the AEA Fraud Trial take place; U.S District Court Judge Susan Bolton is preceding over the trial. Bill and Rhonda Liddle are facing 68-counts which include fraud, conspiracy and money laundering.
  • Testimony begins in the AEA Fraud Trial.

    Testimony begins in the AEA Fraud Trial.
    Testimony begins in the AEA Fraud Trial. Dan Thelen, the former owner of the Yuma Fun Factory took the stand.
  • Frank Ruiz continues his testimony against Bill and Rhonda Liddle in their fraud trial.

    Frank Ruiz continues his testimony against Bill and Rhonda Liddle in their fraud trial.
    Frank Ruiz continues his testimony against Bill and Rhonda Liddle in their fraud trial.
  • Frank Ruiz continues his testimony in the AEA Fraud Trial

    Frank Ruiz continues his testimony in the AEA Fraud Trial
    Frank Ruiz continues his testimony. Ruiz testifies that he made cash payments to both Rhonda and Bill Liddle.
  • Day 8 - Former AEA employees testify against the Liddles

    Day 8 - Former AEA employees testify against the Liddles
    On Wednesday former consultant, Steve Sala, testified that when he was hired in April 2010 by AEA, the business was a mess.
    He said important lending documentation were missing.
    Sala said it was disturbing that William Liddle was the chief financial officer to former Top of the Kress owner, Fran Ruiz's entities.
    More Information on day 8 of the AEA Fraud Trial