Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, the chief executive of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., has amassed an estimated $25 billion fortune. Formerly a donor to Newt Gingrich’s failed presidential bid, he now donates large sums of money to a super PAC supporting Mitt Romney. But his business is under federal investigation for alleged bribery of Chinese officials.

Lowell Bergman, producer/correspondent for the PBS series "Frontline" and professor of investigative reporting at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Matt Isaacs, senior reporter and instructor at the UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program

  • NakedShort

    few years ago an American woman was interviewed on Scarborough Country,
    which was a conservative TV talk show, and alleged that she had been
    kidnapped by some new acquaintances, drugged, and when she awoke, she
    was being held in a concrete cell with other women and that the cell was
    located underneath a Las Vegas casino. She said they were all were
    forced to have sex against their will. She said there were women of all
    nationalities including Europeans in there being held captive. I wonder
    if Mr Adelson’s Sands casino was involved in such sex trafficking.
    (Unfortunately I’ve been unable to find that interview online.)


  • Sarah Young

    Does this information scare other people? Thanks in part to the US Supremos allowing money from outside the US to elect our governemnt and extract special favors. Maybe we should rename the super PAC the SF pac!

  • Pandbabroad

    None of you seemed to question the full-court press investigation of a political opponent of the Obama gang, which seems to do that often.

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