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    Disappearing Retirements

    We all remember Enron. It was monumental news when it broke. We’ve also all heard of a ponzi scheme. But what happens when you take control of retirement funds of nurses, clergy, and teachers and steals $1,000 at a time? You disappear for 14 years. Don Johnson boarded an Amtrak to Chicago on November 15, 1996, and didn’t look back for 14 years. He left a note with his accountant that stated; “I am writing you well in advance. . . . Someday you will know the whole story, but right now I can’t risk it. . . .I know it’s the wrong (option), but I just couldn’t figure out…

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    The Strange Case of Philip Schuth

    On April 22, 2005, a strange series of events led to the discovery of a body in a freezer. Philip Schuth lived in a run-down house on French Island. No one knew him, some saw him walking around, and others thought it was an abandoned house. That all changed one Friday night in April when a run in with a neighbor leads to the confession that his mother’s body was in the basement freezer. On Friday, April 22nd two neighborhood boys were playing in the yard of what they thought was an abandoned home. It was rundown, and no one ever saw the resident. Philip Schuth was a recluse who…