NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 18, 1983
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(Studio) John DeLorean recalled arrested on cocaine charges last year; DeLorean mentioned undergoing FBI polygraph exam today.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Geneva, Switzerland) DeLorean's arrest on drug chgs. last year recalled; films shown. DeLorean's alleged business swindle, uncovered by authorities recently, originating in Geneva, Switzerland, examined; details of DeLorean's ostensible fraud against his own motor company, using G.police department Services, Incorporated a shell company as cover, explained. Investors' money diverted by DeLorean through G.police department said currently missing; investigation results by British government's attorney Malcolm Shade noted. [SHADE - believes he can prove DeLorean stole money.] Cntry. singer Roy Clark, entertainer Sammy Davis, Junior, Miami businessman Sid Rudolph noted among those wealthy Americans losing money in apparent swindle. [Attorney for investors Murray SIMMS - believes DeLorean has clients' money.] [DeLorean attorney Howard WEITZMAN - denies client's guilt.] DeLorean's Swiss attorney Jacques Whitmer said allegedly to reveal information to authorities with approval of Swiss officials; federal grand jury in Detroit said currently investigating situation.
REPORTER: Brian Ross