Some proceeds from sale of Cleveland-area home of ex-Taupa Lithuanian CEO would got to NCUA.
Alex R. Spirikaitis and his lawyer have been given more time to conduct pre-indictment negotiations with federal prosecutors over Spirikaitis’ role in a massive fraud case that led to the collapse of the $23.6 million Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union in Cleveland.
Ex-fugitive CEO gets extra month to negotiate before indictments in Taupa Lithuanian case.
Authorities finally captured former Taupa Lithuanian President/CEO Alex R. Spirikaitis Oct. 21, who had been a fugitive since July until he was nabbed by federal agents while walking on a sidewalk on Cleveland’s east side.
Documents now show Taupa Lithuanian FCU case may be one of the largest known thefts from a credit union.
CLEVELAND — CEO had "multiple semi-automatic weapons" and ammunition stored at now-closed credit union.
FBI says Alex Spirikaitis, ex-CEO of Taupa Lithuanian CEO, was arrested Monday afternoon in Cleveland.
Missing Cleveland credit union CEO used fake documents to hide fraudulent payments for home now being seized.
A March 11 trial date has been set for Gezim Selgjekaj of Avon Lake, Ohio, who pleaded not guilty to a 28-count indictment on Jan. 17 that accused him of illegally receiving more than $11 million in the $70 million St. Paul Croatian Federal Credit Union fraud case.
Bujar Sejdic gets two years in federal prison, ordered to pay $1.6 million in restitution in Cleveland fraud conviction.