Once a darling of the Northeast Kingdom, Ari Quiros fell from grace when the SEC and state of Vermont accused him of perpetrating a "massive fraud" on hundreds of foreign investors through the federal EB-5 program.

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Newport CityObstacle To Downtown Block Sale Can Be Removed

Newport CityObstacle To Downtown Block Sale Can Be Removed

PHOTO BY ROBIN SMITH Newport City Manager Laura Dolgin on Thursday shows how much has happened since mid-April when the lawsuits over the EB-5…

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Quiros Challenges SEC Over Vermont Projects

Quiros Challenges SEC Over Vermont Projects

Michael Goldberg, federal receiver appointed to run two Vermont ski resorts amid fraud allegations, speaks to investor Felipe Vieira, Wednesda…

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SEC to Federal Judge: Don’t Unfreeze Quiros Assets

SEC to Federal Judge: Don’t Unfreeze Quiros Assets

Ariel Quiros Sr., whose attorney filed an emergency motion in U.S. District Court in Miami, asking to have his assets unfrozen; the federal go…

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JayState Side Project Might Be Completed

JayState Side Project Might Be Completed

PHOTO BY ROBIN SMITH Townhouses at the State Side at Jay Peak Resort remain incomplete as of Wednesday. A court-ordered receiver in charge of …

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JayState Side Project Might Be Completed

JayState Side Project Might Be Completed

PHOTO BY ROBIN SMITH Townhouses at the State Side at Jay Peak Resort remain incomplete as of Wednesday. A court-ordered receiver in charge of …

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EB 5 Discussed At Legislative Breakfast

EB 5 Discussed At Legislative Breakfast

Rep. Kitty Toll of Danville, left, and Rep. Dick Lawrence of Lyndon discuss matters at the Legislative Breakfast Monday at the St. Johnsbury House

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Newport CityFate Of Renaissance Block A Top State, Federal Priority

Newport CityFate Of Renaissance Block A Top State, Federal Priority

PHOTO BY ROBIN SMITH Vermont Agency Of Commerce Secretary Pat Moulton speaks Wednesday to Vermont’s North Country Chamber of Commerce annual l…

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Years ago when I began working to reform the national EB-5 program, the problems we saw seemed far removed from the many promising EB-5 development projects in Vermont. It is heartbreaking, and it is maddening, to see such problems here at home. It is now painfully clear to all Vermonters that the EB-5 Regional Center program is flawed. The program once promised to transform the Northeast Kingdom and other underserved communities through millions of dollars of investment at no cost to taxpayers. Yet it has become mired in fraud and abuse across the country, and unfortunately such allegations have now reached our state.

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Newport CityStenger Comments On EB-5 Scandal, Lawsuits

Newport CityStenger Comments On EB-5 Scandal, Lawsuits

Bill Stenger talks in January about the gene therapy he hoped would come out of the AnC Bio Vermont plant, now a canned project.

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Newport CityStenger Comments On EB-5 Scandal, Lawsuits

Newport CityStenger Comments On EB-5 Scandal, Lawsuits

Newport City residents and supporters discuss how to react to the news about the EB-5 lawsuits and scandal and the future of the big hole in d…

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NEK Economic Development Initiative Implodes

NEK Economic Development Initiative Implodes

PHOTO BY AMY ASH NIXON Susan Donegan, commisioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, shows two charts on Thursday at a press c…

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