Opening statements held in trial for HOA scheme’s last defendant (NV)

Federal prosecutors laid out their case Monday against a former Strip showgirl charged with lying to the FBI and a grand jury about her role in the massive scheme to take over and defraud homeowners associations.  Stephanie Markham, 56, who now lives in New York, is the last defendant to stand trial in what is regarded as the largest public corruption investigation undertaken in Southern Nevada. A total of 42 defendants have been convicted since 2011.     Read the article………….