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Mayor in Utah County linked to criminal rings

Mayor in Utah County linked to criminal rings

By Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune
Updated Sep 12, 2010 12:00AM MDT
Federal agents believe the mayor of the Utah County town of Cedar Hills was deeply entwined in what they describe as a criminal ring that carried out various frauds involving mortgages, car loans and investments. Eric Richardson, elected mayor in November 2009, is named in court testimony and documents as participating intimately in a series of alleged frauds along with Christopher D. Hales, who was arrested Sept. 2 on a federal indictment and is jailed without bond pending resolution of his cas...
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