DOING THE RIGHT THING
Former Moreno Valley Councilman Bill Batey on Moreno Valley City Hall and Why He Reported Possible Corruption to the Riverside County District Attorney
on a sunny May morning in the Inland Empire. Bill Batey, enjoying the serenity of retirement, climbs out of his truck in the
on the Moreno Valley side of Day Street. As a city
Stephens, a real estate broker and Benzeevi associate. held a brief press conference May 7 on the steps of the federal courthouse in Riverside claiming to have evidence implicating past city council
his chair. By Tuesday City Manager Henry Garcia had resigned. Attorney Paul Zellerbach in early 2011 (not in
advocate for his city. source in what could be the largest citywide corruption scandal in California since the city of Bell. Corruption Taskforce, along with FBI, IRS, and US Attorney General agents conducted an early morning coordinated search at the homes of all current Moreno Valley city council members as well as Mayor Tom Owings, the Highland Fairview
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walked into the courthouse to testify to a grand jury.
grew increasingly uncomfortable with what he city staff.
Bonnie, Charles, Frank or Robin been served or even interviewed? He said, referring to former council members Bonnie Flickinger, Charles White, Frank West, and Robin Hastings.
authorities. I wish more people would come forward,â€? he said. After his initial conversation with the DA, he informed individuals who might be drawn into the investigation what he had done,
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