Mark Shurtleff http://kuer.org en Former Utah Attorneys General Swallow and Shurtleff Arrested http://kuer.org/post/former-utah-attorneys-general-swallow-and-shurtleff-arrested <p>Utah officials have arrested former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow on multiple state felony charges.</p><p>The state charges against the former attorneys general come after a two year investigation by the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office, the Davis County Attorney’s office, the FBI, and the Utah Department of Public Safety. Swallow was charged with 11 felonies including tampering with evidence, misuse of public money, and receiving or soliciting a bribe. Shurtleff was charged with 10 felonies including tampering with a witness, and obstructing justice.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:50:51 +0000 Brian Grimmett 49299 at http://kuer.org Former Utah Attorneys General Swallow and Shurtleff Arrested Committee Report Shows AG's Office Was For Sale Under Swallow http://kuer.org/post/committee-report-shows-ags-office-was-sale-under-swallow <p>During day two of the House Investigative Committee’s report on former Attorney General John Swallow, investigators described a web of organizations that Swallow used to hide and obscure money received from payday lending companies. Chief investigator James Mintz said he accomplished this with the help of campaign consultant Jason Powers, who created most of the shell organizations.</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 02:26:32 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39858 at http://kuer.org Committee Report Shows AG's Office Was For Sale Under Swallow Salt Lake County District Attorney Files Charges Against Tim Lawson, Shurtleff's "Fixer" http://kuer.org/post/salt-lake-county-district-attorney-files-charges-against-tim-lawson-shurtleffs-fixer <p>The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office and the Davis County Attorney’s office have filed six felony charges against Timothy Lawson. Lawson is an associate of Former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow and is sometimes referred to as a “Fixer.” Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says the charges suggest Lawson engaged in consistent criminal activity.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:39:48 +0000 Brian Grimmett 39483 at http://kuer.org Salt Lake County District Attorney Files Charges Against Tim Lawson, Shurtleff's "Fixer" Legislative Audit Subcommittee Approves Audit of Attorney General's Office http://kuer.org/post/legislative-audit-subcommittee-approves-audit-attorney-generals-office <p>The legislative audit subcommittee gave approval to begin an audit of the Attorney Generals office, yesterday. But the process won’t begin until September.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:46:11 +0000 Brian Grimmett 32133 at http://kuer.org Legislative Audit Subcommittee Approves Audit of Attorney General's Office