Ever heard the old saying “trash is valuable”? Perhaps many of my readers have not, but Gold Bar’s former Mayors Joe Beavers and Linda Loen sure have as they both frauded hundreds of thousands of Gold Bar residents out of hard earned money.
Why? To hide criminal racketeering crimes disseminated into email by the 2009 Gold Bar governing body, Lonn Turner, Joe Beavers, Crystal Hill ( nee Berg, convicted of bank fraud, 2005) Dorothy Croshaw, and Richard Norris and terminated Snohomish County director of emergency management John E Pennington.
The armadillo has a hard shell
The Honorable Justice Scalia said in Doe v Reed (Referedum 71) ” Democracy requires a certain amount of civic courage.” Of course it does because public participation requires a person to debate an issue that the message receiver may or not may agree with, some deep heated issues, often involving politics, religion and race and ethic issues.
I, an activist journalist, can spur much hate mail as much as much fan mail. I often do. Why is simple: doing so triggers debate, and debate triggers change.
In 2008, I requested access to Gold Bar’s Mayor Crystal Hill’s email communication because public records revealed that a city worker sabotaged s the city’s water system, but instead of reporting his acts of domestic terrorism, she covered it up and bribed the worker with taxpayers money to remain silent. Silent about what he knew about her check frauding scheme of stealing taxpayer monies, misusing the city’s credit cards, stealing petty cash, stealing federal emergency relief money and aiding John Pennington with forging Redmond Distrcit Court records after he violently assaulted a 3rd trimester pregnant Duvall council member.
What my readers and 43 Oso mudslide victims know all too well is John Pennington is an extremely dangerous man with major health issues; and the City of Gold Bar taxpayers having expanded over $1,500,000,000 for the city to hide John Pennington, Crystal Hill, Lonn Turner and Joe Beavers criminal conduct of conspiring to harm a citizen placed into public emails.
For years the State Auditor’s Office, including State Auditor Brian Sontag, assisted the City of Gold Bar with hiding criminal conduct by conducting sloppy audits, and at least one auditor Tiffany Lindsey even tipped Crystal Hill off after a special audit request was filed by emailing Ms. Hill in February 2009 saying ” Crystal call me! ”
I’m not sure my readers but any public official that refers to another public official in first name is a friend. Sadly for Gold Bar, Washington State Auditor Tiffany Lindsey’s tipping Crystal Hill off that she was under investigation for fraud is the main reason why Gold Bar is now officially bankrupt and Association of Washington Cities (AWC) has now taken over daily operations of the City.
To say only the State Auditor is at fault for the City’s financial malfeasance places blame only on one, when in fact the blame for theft of public funds includes Associaiton of Washington Cities (who had a plan to go after the public records requester instead of turning over the emails) , and Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe ( who covered up Crystal Hill many bank frauds and viooently assulaitjg a nd brushing a six year old child as a political favor to Aaron Reardon).
Had the political fools not disseminated their racketeering conduct inside Gold Bar’s public emails, the City would not be floating in a sinking boat. A boat that because of the Public Records Act, allowed us to uncover Mayor Joe Beavaers and Linda Loen’s fraudulent scheme to steal from Paul to pay Peter.
Ponzi Schemes always fail
In 2010, Gold Bar’s Mayor Joe Beavers unilaterally decided to dump Waste Managment in favor of Republic Services. Waste Management billed the taxpayers directly, while Republic Services billed the City and then the city would bill residents. When I learned this fact, I started investigating how much money the city contracted with Republic for, and soon learned that Joe Beavers was up charging residents for trash and recycle costs.
The numbers didn’t match, first clue; imagine you get a bill for $15,0000.00 but the city changes the bill to say you really owe $16,800.00. This is an up charge. But the real question is is It legal?
Our source said “No. not only is it not legal it’s out right fraud upon the taxpayers. As a city cannot make a profit. ” But that’s exactly what Joe Beavers was doing, robbing Paul to pay Peter.
Mayor Joe Beavers’s up charge ( fraud) on trash pickup misspropriated taxpayer money to fund legal litigation to hide John Pennington, Lonn Turner, and Crystal Hill’s racketeering crimes. Crimes they were stupid enough to disseminate into public emails. ️Emails the city is hiding at Kenyon Disend’s Law office in Issaquah Washington in violation of Washington States Public Records Act.
Those who know me, probably can guess that I am planning to file the largest class action suit against the City of Gold Bar for fraud and to have Beavaers, John Pennington, Lonn Turner and Crystal Hill Pennington behind bars regardless of how long it takes.
We guesstimate that Beavers and Loen’s theft of Gold Bar trash funds exceeds $ 100,000.00 and we are looking at other funds for the same fraudulent activity. Remember the City declared in a very public way in August 2012 that it s broke, but then managed to fund litigation since totaling over $1,500,000.00 with taxpayer monies. Money that did not fall out of the sky or grow on trees.
The Gold Bar Reporter intends to shine much needed sunlight on the City of Gold Bar’s fraud even if it takes another thirty years.