MEDIA ADVISORY- JEFFREY BUTLER VERDICT

OCDASeal

Orange County District Attorney
Media Advisory


Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

For Immediate Release
Case # 06NF0425

 


 

June 26, 2009

Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

WHO: Jeffrey Gordon Butler, 51, and his wife Peggy Warmath Butler, 49, both of San Juan Capistrano

 

WHAT: A verdict will be read in the jury trial of Jeffrey Butler, who was charged with 874 criminal counts for taking the life savings of numerous seniors in a “Ponzi” scheme, as well as filing false tax returns on his profits, by fraudulently raising more than $11 million in investments from unsuspecting elderly victims through the illegal sale of unqualified promissory notes or stocks. A verdict will also be read for the defendant’s wife, Peggy Butler, who is charged with filing false tax returns with her husband.

 

WHEN: Monday, June 29, 2009, at 9:00 a.m.

 

WHERE: Department C-41, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana

 

 

To read the original press release from this case, please visit the Orange County District Attorney’s website at www.orangecountyda.com and select under Press Releases/Media Advisories the Nov. 7, 2008, press release entitled “Man faces trial for defrauding 125 investors, mostly seniors, out of $11 million in Ponzi scheme and not paying $530,000 in taxes.”

 

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