Bruce Cole http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former Mamtek CEO To Be Extradited To Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-mamtek-ceo-be-extradited-missouri <p>Former Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole has ended his fight to be extradited to Missouri, where he faces charges related to the collapse of a project to build an artificial sweetener plant in the town of Moberly.</p><p>After refusing last week to be extradited, Cole reversed course at a hearing today in Orange County, California, and waived extradition.&nbsp; He is charged with diverting $700,000 in bond money to cover personal expenses.&nbsp; That included around $250,000, which was directed towards a failed attempt to prevent foreclosure on his home in Beverly Hills.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:28:33 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4993 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Mamtek CEO To Be Extradited To Missouri Former Mamtek CEO Fighting Extradition To Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-mamtek-ceo-fighting-extradition-missouri <p>The former CEO of Mamtek is fighting extradition to Missouri.</p><p>At a court hearing today in Santa Ana, California, Bruce Cole refused to be extradited, which means that he can’t be sent back to Missouri unless the <a href="http://gov.ca.gov/home.php">Governor of California</a> asks the court to order it.&nbsp; A spokeswoman for the <a href="http://www.ago.mo.gov/">Missouri Attorney General’s office </a>says that request is being expedited.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:23:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4732 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Mamtek CEO Fighting Extradition To Missouri