Former Netflix VP convicted of fraud, money laundering

A federal jury found a former Netflix executive guilty Friday of receiving lucrative stock options and more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks from tech companies to approve contracts with the streaming giant.

Michael Kail, 49, is a former Netflix vice president who oversaw the company’s internet technology department.

“We are very disappointed in the jury’s verdict,” defense attorney Julia Jayne said. “It goes to show that an innocent person can be convicted when there are so many counts stacked against them and there is a powerful corporation, Netflix, driving the investigation and prosecution.

 

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Salt Lake City School Board member arrested in child porn case

Salt Lake City School Board member arrested in child porn case

WEST JORDAN — A member of the Salt Lake City School District's Board of Education has been arrested and accused of possessing child pornography. Joel-Lehi Organista, 29, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on Wednesday for investigation of eight counts of sexual...

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