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James Kwon

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Appoints New Executive Director Following Spending Scandal

The Port of Oakland appointed a new executive director Thursday, six months after the previous director retired in the midst of an investigation into improper spending allegations.

05/24/2013

Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Audits Find More Questionable Spending At Port Of Oakland

Two audits are raising questions about nearly $200,000 in employee expenses at one of the nation’s largest ports, which was recently embroiled in a strip club spending scandal.

12/11/2012

Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar Benjamin (Port of Oakland)

Oakland Port Official Steps Down Amid Strip Club Scandal

The executive director of the Port of Oakland has stepped down, amid a scandal involving the use of public money at a strip club.

11/13/2012

Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar Benjamin (Port of Oakland)

Phil Matier: New Questions Raised About Oakland Port Director

The saga of Omar Benjamin, the suspended Executive Director of the Port of Oakland, continues to grow murkier with each passing day.

10/24/2012

Director of Maritime James J. Kwon.  (Source: Port of Oakland)

Oakland Port Official Accused Of Strip Club Spending Suspended

The Port of Oakland’s maritime director has been ordered to return from a business trip and take paid administrative leave as port officials investigate allegations that he spent $4,500 in public funds at a strip club.

10/22/2012

Director of Maritime James J. Kwon.  (Source: Port of Oakland)

Port Of Oakland Chief Suspended In Strip Club Spending Case

Port of Oakland officials suspended their executive director amid an investigation into a $4,500 strip club expense racked up by the agency’s head of maritime operations.

10/18/2012

Director of Maritime James J. Kwon.  (Source: Port of Oakland)

Port Of Oakland Official Racks Up $4,500 Strip Club Bill

A high-ranking Port of Oakland official is under investigation for spending thousands of dollars in public funds for a party at a Houston strip club.

10/15/2012