Developer Jailed for Contempt in Debt Case

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A developer was briefly jailed for contempt after he balked at answering questions and failed to turn over documents in a debt hearing about a bankrupt $2 billion project in Henderson.

Attorney Frank Cremen said Thursday that William Plise was freed on bail and is appealing his 21-day jail sentence.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1aJFg3S ) that Plise was sentenced Wednesday by visiting Judge Charles McGee after repeatedly invoking the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, even refusing to provide his own name.

Plise was behind the 126-acre City Crossing project at St. Rose Parkway and Executive Airport Drive that filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2008.

The hearing stemmed from a 2009 lawsuit filed against Plise by project creditor Eliot Alper.

Alper claims he's owed $16 million.


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