>Subject: Re: Bill Goichberg's $25,000 bonus
>From: "StanB" stanb...@comXXXcast.net
>Date: 1/19/2005 6:09 AM Pacific Standard Time
><recm...@aol.com> wrote in message
>>> Worse, we won't have Billy G. and his
stooge Ken Thomas, there to
>> Ken Thomas never claimed to be a
Not true. Please quote such a claim.
>>He worked hard for little pay andBut you wouldn't be a crook.
>> helped USCF. In his final month he became ill and fell behind in his
>> work. Apparently his second quarter report erroneously overstated
>> credit card income and bank balance.
>I knew you'd have an excuse. Imagine if I
told my clients I screwed up thier
>In the last fifteenOne can get sick, fall behind, and catch up. Ken was sick near the end of his
>years I've been sick many times yet still managed to put out a quality
>product. That excuse doesn't cut it.
tenure so his successor had to catch up for him.
>>> Reconciliations weren't done, transfers weren't recorded, and Chess
>>> never paid for the inventory Bill gave them.
>> Ken did stop doing bank reconciliations
at some point. I don't believe
>Let us see, we owed them five figures
and they owed us six figures so they
They don't owe us six figures! They purchased far less
merchandise than that.
>>> short 200K in cash and the 142K of regular income is only about 12K.They don't have a board, there are three partners who are owners and all three
>> Sam was
>>> right to file with the state. He just named the wrong crooks.
>> It is outrageous to call someone a crook for making an honest mistake.
>> If income was only 12K for six months without the building sale, that
>> is still not bad considering that we expect a large ChessCafe payment
>> in the spring, our weakest period for memberships (summer) is past, and
>> first half tournaments were mostly invitationals and lost money while
>> second half tournaments including the Supernationals should show a good
>We're expecting a large payment so all is
well. All we need to know is why
>>> Not only that, the 1,000 a month
rent we were to pay for the basement
>> What garbage. The $10,000 for the
initial month's payment was requested
>Oh but I do know facts. You helped
them engage in a fraudulent financial
participated in the discussions and requested to pay $10,000 more for the
building and have it returned as the first month's rent. This was at the
advice of their attorney, and our attorney saw nothing wrong with it.
>> Also, Frank Brady did not sign the lease.He did not sign any agreement of any kind with the buyers.
>What did he sign then? The sale agreeement. The one inflated by ten
>>> This year we should probably skip the audit and get an opinion fromEveryone? I have never said that, although Sam Sloan may have.
>>> District Attorney.
>>> It makes you go hmmm.
>> Hmmm... let's see if you apologize for your false charge and admit that
>> the answer to "who really got the money" is that the USCF got it.
>We'll let the auditors decide that. And I'll apologize when you apologue to
>Doris for telling everyone that she was getting a kickback from the USCF
>chess server vendor.
>I'm glad to see Bill take umbrage with my posting. I just wonder why heI am responding to you because you have made false statements about me that
>never does the same with Sam Sloan's smear campaign. I guess he just doesn't
>want to pile on.
are, at a minimum, the result of carelessly refusing to check facts that are
easily available. I think Sam's attacks on Beatriz are wrong and
inappropriate, and I publicly opposed Sam the last time he ran pointing out
that statements he made at the time were wrong, but your attacks on Ken Thomas,
myself and others are equally wrong and inappropriate.
You cannot justify making false statements and calling people crooks without
evidence by saying "Sam does it too." Your behavior is disgraceful.
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