Scandals: Everything But the Sink

Everything But the Sink

As Charles Keating's real estate empire crumbled around him in August 1990, he apparently reached for something to hold on to. And, according to the Arizona Republic, he got plenty. Last week the newspaper reported the allegation that just before he resigned as chairman of American Continental Corp., which had filed for bankruptcy protection, Keating looted the office of various and sundry supplies and had them shipped to a building he had rented. The alleged booty: lamps, typewriters, phone and computer equipment, a Minolta overhead projector and paper. "A myriad of items. Everything you'd need to start a new business," said...

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