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John Stodder was a former aide to Douglas R. Dowie in the Los Angeles office of the PR firm, Fleishman-Hillard. On Tuesday, May 16, 2006 he and Dowie were convicted of multiple counts of "conspiracy and fraud in a scheme to overbill city taxpayers for public relations consulting services."
Following the verdict, Stodder has continued to maintain his innocence on his own weblog.
The biographical summary on Stodder's blog states that he has worked for 25 years "in journalism, politics and public relations, mostly in Los Angeles."
955 Deep Valley Drive
P.O. Box 2708
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
Email: johnstodder AT hotmail.com
Articles and Resources
- ↑ John Spano, "Dowie, Aide Guilty on All Counts in Bill Scam," Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2006.
- ↑ John Stodder, From the Desert to the Sea, blog, accessed June 2008.
- ↑ John Stodder, "About Me", From the Desert to the Sea (blog), accessed June 2008.
Other SourceWatch resources
- Fleishman-Hillard & the controversy on overbilling the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
- Fleishman-Hillard & the controversy on overbilling the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power/External Links
- John Spano, "Dowie, Aide Guilty on All Counts in Bill Scam," Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2006.
- John Spano, "Judge delays Dowie's sentencing in fraud case: Judge will let the defense challenge the method of calculating the length of the PR executive's term", Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2007.
- Kevin Roderick, "Dowie and Stodder can stay home", LA Observed, June 20, 2007.
- Joe Mozingo, "Convicted PR executive is free on bond: PR executive convicted of defrauding L.A. taxpayers wins another reprieve from starting his 31/2-year sentence", Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2007.