A compilation of all stories related to BVU and the ongoing corruption case.
The state Auditor of Public Accounts’ review of BVU Authority is expected to be completed June 30, but that is subject to change, according to the audit’s director. The audit was mandated by new state legislation that reshapes the authority board in the wake of an ongoing federal investigation.
The license of former BVU Authority General Counsel Walt Bressler has been revoked by the Virginia State Bar disciplinary board. The board acted Monday in the wake of Bressler’s April 7 guilty plea in U.S. District Court in Abingdon.
- DAVID MCGEE BRISTOL HERALD COURIER
Zachary Lee, assistant U.S. Attorney and lead prosecutor in the BVU corruption case, told members of the Bristol Noon Rotary Club on Tuesday about the importance of the investigation. Lee said "it’s a sad case in a lot of respects for the community, but a worthy one."
BRISTOL, Va. - BVU Authority continues to retain an economic development grant for Alpha Natural Resources until its city taxes are paid.
BVU Authority’s former General Counsel Walt Bressler became the eighth person to plead guilty in the ongoing corruption case and the ninth conviction overall from an ongoing federal investigation.
Bruce James Clifton Jr., 64, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to commit program fraud in the ongoing BVU investigation.
ABINGDON, Va. — A stoic Stacey Pomrenke stared straight ahead Friday night, leaning on the courtroom table as Judge James P. Jones read the ve…
Trial is into its second week
- DAVID MCGEE
Matthew Booth testified for nearly two hours this morning
ABINGDON, Va. — A string of witnesses Friday in the trial of BVU Chief Financial Officer Stacey Pomrenke recounted providing an array of sport…
A series of federal documents filed in connection with Tuesday's guilty plea by former BVU CEO Wes Rosenbalm offer details into a series of al…
ABINGDON, Va. — A former BVU contractor will serve twice the prison term he expected after a judge on Tuesday rejected that portion of his ori…
UPDATE: After a federal judge rejected the proposed plea deal reached in the case of former BVU contractor James Todd Edwards, he was sentence…
BRISTOL, Va. — An attorney who notified law enforcement about potential criminal activity at BVU Authority while serving on its board wasn’t r…
Assistant U.S. attorney said the investigation at BVU continues
Two of three defendants in the BVU conspiracy case want a federal judge to sentence them to probation when they appear in court Thursday.
- DAVID MCGEE|BRISTOL HERALD COURIER
BY DAVID MCGEE
BRISTOL, Va. — BVU Authority officials agreed Friday to negotiate with the Penn Stuart law firm to potentially serve as a retained counsel.
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- BVU Authority CFO Stacey Pomrenke retains attorneys
- Council gives OK to BVU rate hike
- Former BVU CEO sentenced
- Proposed bill would switch BVU board
- Judge in sentencing of Hurley: ‘Breach of trust is comparable’
- BVU CFO's husband files motion against testifying at upcoming trial
- BVU board appointments needed by June