August 20, 2018

ongoing investigations

Missing South Carolina Lobbyist Turns Up Dead, Association Cash Still Missing

When I wrote about South Carolina Hospitality Association CEO Tom Sponseller earlier this week, I stuck to the facts and tried not to make any snide comments about lobbyists since this is a human being and his family is obviously hurting over his disappearance. That said, it appears as though the Sponseller family will not […]

Missing: One South Carolina Lobbyist and Up to $900,000

On February 18, South Carolina Hospitality Association CEO Tom Sponseller was seen around noon at the association's offices in Columbia near the State House but has not been seen since. When Sponseller failed to show up to his grandson's Boy Scouts event at 2pm, Sponseller's wife was concerned. She and other family searched for him […]

Is There a “Ponzi Scheme” Button in Turbo Tax For Convenience Purposes?

File this under "serious tax questions" posed to the Intuit community: Back in 2007 I invested $80,000 into a company for Real Estate develeopment. No property was involved just a written contract. After 5 years and an FBI investigation I have come to the realization that the money is not recoverable. Where in Turbo Tax […]