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Sara Beth Brown “Retires” as Department of Justice Investigations Heat Up – For 15 Years – Brown Misappropriated Asbestos Victims Funds

Sara Beth Brown “Retires” as Department of Justice Investigations Heat Up – For 15 Years – Brown Misappropriated Asbestos Victims Funds

First the Western Asbestos Settlement Trust Managing Trustee Stephen Snyder “retired” as Department of Justice Investigations intensified.

Now the Executive Director of Western Asbestos Settlement Trust – Sara Beth Brown has “retired” too. 

Is it a coincidence that both Snyder (the #1 Fiduciary at the Trust) and Brown (the #2 Fiduciary at the  Western Trust) both retired just as the Department of Justice began investigating the Western Asbestos Settlement Trust? OF COURSE NOT. Both Snyder and Brown engaged in racketeering, fraud, and the misappropriation of Billions in Asbestos Victims’ Trust Funds.

What did both Snyder and Brown do once they “retired”? Signed (sham) “Confidentiality Agreements” in hopes of taking their theft and fraud to the grave. But there is extensive evidence of their fraud in the public domain…here’s examples –

Exhibit Affidavit Detailing Adverse Interests and Involvement in Payments to Brobeck – Grounds for Disqualification!

Exhibit 5 – WAST Annual Reports – Detailing Theft of Funds by Snyder, Brown, Brayton, McClain

Actual Check — Snyder – Brown paying Brayton’s Wife for Brayton’s (fifth?) wedding – Undeniable evidence of Trust fund theft and who signed this check? Sara Beth Brown!

Declaration of Michael Mandelbrot.Objection to Annual Report

Brayton, Kazan, McClain and Snyder Stealing 47 Million from Victims

WMAC Release-Jack Kananian 2004 – Example of a Claim Paid to Brayton by Snyder and Brown which was purely “fictional”

It’s was just a matter of time before Snyder and Brown got caught!

Here’s a recent post (pre-“retirement”) relating to Sara Beth Brown….Next stop for Snyder and Brown should be the Federal Penitentiary….


Sara Beth Brown and Laura Paul – Celebrating 15 Years of Stealing Asbestos Victim’s Funds – Racketeering (Asbestos Trusts)

The “Biggest Little City in the World” (Reno, NV) also contains the “Biggest Asbestos Trust Fund Scammers” in the World:  Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown. 

Simply calling these two (Paul and Brown) disgraceful and dishonest would be compliment. One cannot understate the immense fraud committed by Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown. No doubt they are currently in the process of trying to deceive the Department of Justice. Their “leader” – and the individual most responsible for over $1,000,000,000 (yes, billion) in asbestos trust fraud – has “resigned” amid the Department of Justice Investigation – Stephen Snyder. Snyder’s partner in crime – Gary Fergus (the great white buffoon) – was fired from the Trusts. But Paul and Brown continue to steal victim’s monies. 15 years  now…

4 Asbestos Trusts are Corrupted by Reno’s Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown

  1. Western Asbestos Settlement Trust (
  2. J.T. Thorpe, Inc. Settlement Trust (
  3. Thorpe Insulation Settlement Trust (
  4. Plant Insulation Settlement Trust (

The fact that these 2 repulsive individuals oversee BILLIONS in Asbestos Victims’ Trust Funds is utterly shocking!

Here is UNDENIABLE PROOF OF THEIR THEFT – Actual Check — Snyder – Brown paying Brayton’s Wife!

Want more proof of theft? Funds-300x169.jpgHere’s the shirt from their 10th Anniversary Party (with victim’s monies). This party cost over $250,000.00 — all paid for by victims…

Let’s tell you a bit about Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown – Reno’s “finest” selected as “Fiduciaries” by Alan Brayton and Stephen Snyder to oversee billions of dollars set aside for victims of asbestos diseases…

Laura Paul doesn’t even have a College Degree. Never had a decent job in her life. No Paralegal Degree (never took the exam). A single mom w/4 kids to 4 separate fathers desperate for job before working for the Asbestos Trusts. And this is someone who’s honestly selected by Fiduciaries to oversee millions in Victims’ Funds?

Laura PaulLaura Paul – The “Enabler” of the theft of BILLIONS by Alan Brayton and Steven Kazan

Sara Beth Brown was fired from her prior employment (IGT slots) for Misappropriation of Funds and Theft and Misuse of Corporate Property. No hopes for employment and no future earning before the Asbestos Trusts came calling. I can assure you’ve never met a bigger ‘liar’ in your life than Sara Beth Brown. And this someone who’s honestly selected by Asbestos Trust Fiduciaries (Steven Kazan, Alan Brayton, David McClain) to oversee BILLIONS in victim’s funds? Steven Kazan and Alan Brayton hand selected this fraudster so they could misappropriate millions.

9 Additional Facts About Reno’s  Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown:

  1. Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown have used Asbestos Victim’s funds to Pay for family vacations, holidays, and other misappropriations through ‘shady’ accounting – EVERY Annual Report contains “line item” shifting to hide Paul, Brown, Kazan, and Brayton’s misappropriation of Trust Funds.
  2. Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown assisted in the Misappropriation of Hundreds of Millions of Dollars (from asbestos victims funds) to Alan Brayton ( and Steven Kazan ( – The “Kings of Asbestos Trust Corruption”.
  3. Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown take 8 WEEKS of Paid Vacation Each Year – With Victims’ Trust Fund Monies.
  4. When Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown  DO go to Work – they work ‘maybe’ 10 hours a week.
  5. Laura Paul closes all of her e-mails – when responding –  with “Have a Great Day” to ‘mask’ her mass fraud. Sara Beth Brown rarely answers e-mails and is NEVER in the office causing the Trust’s ‘troll’ lawyer Jeanine Donohue to have to search for her.
  6. Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown have  LIED under OATH many, many times in effort to further Asbestos Trust Fund Fraud. Here’s an example from an Annual Report where she assisted in misappropriated over $40 MILLION – Here’s a Deposition of Beth Brown where she TESTIFIED that Alan Brayton filed a Fraudulent claim (Kananian). Including lies to the Department of Justice to hide Kazan/Brayton fraud.
  7. Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown initiated a “SHAM” Lawsuit Against my Office simply to Further their own Bad Faith and Fraud, to Continue to Misappropriate Monies to Alan Brayton, David McClain and Steven Kazan, and to use Millions in Victims’ funds to hire Morgan Lewis & Bockius ( interested party prohibited from working for Trusts). The result: Millions of Dollars misappropriated to Gary Fergus, Morgan Lewis, Alan Brayton and Steven Kazan — and EVERY Future Asbestos Victims losing money. Great job. NEVER even audited my office (as required!) – just hired their buddies, misappropriated millions and sued me.Exhibit A – Declaration of Michael Mandelbrot 12.17.13Exhibit B – Mandelbrot Declaration Opposing Enforcement – These 2 Declarations (Links) will tell you everything you need to know about these “Sham” lawsuits against my office. Besides the fact both Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown LIED UNDER OATH at the Trial.
  8. Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown have Concealed Liability Job Sites for All 4 Trusts Above Depriving Asbestos Victims (present and future) from compensation from the Trust. Here’s some examples of documents/sites CONCEALED (thousands) by Sara Beth Brown and Laura Paul as “Fiduciaries” of Asbestos Trusts. Without these sites published – no future victims at these sites can pass claims!
    1. Concealed Plant Site List Part 1
    2. Concealed Plant Site List Part 2
    3. Concealed Plant Site List Part 3
    4. Concealed Plant Site List Part 4
  9. Used Asbestos Victims’ Funds for “Bachelor” Viewing Parties – Thousands and Thousands of Dollars. After hours – Paul and Beth Brown would use victim’s funds for huge parties (Liquor/Catering) to watch the Bachelor.

Why were Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown Hired by the Asbestos Trusts? The Corrupt Asbestos Trust Fiduciaries (Alan Brayton, Stephen Snyder, David McClain, Alan Brayton) needed desperate and dishonest individuals to oversee the Asbestos Victim’s funds so those same lawyers could continue using the Western Asbestos Trusts Victim’s funds like their personal piggy banks. Result? Brayton, McClain, Kazan have misappropriated over $1 Billion Dollars – with Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown as the “enablers” – Abhorrent. Reprehensible. Revolting Conduct.

But that’s Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown – “Reno’s Biggest Asbestos Trust Fund Scammers”

Here’s a letter from Morgan Lewis & Bockius buffoon Benjamin Smith – solely hired with asbestos victim’s money. This moron has billed millions (all bad faith billings) and was paid by Laura Paul from TRUST FUNDS. Smith then ‘stole’ more money from the Trusts to write the attached letter to try to ‘protect’ fraud.

Here’s are the Corrupt Asbestos Plaintiff Lawyers who “Hired” Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown so they could misappropriate Billions:

The-Face-of-Fraud-Alan-Brayton-The-RatBillion Dollar Fraudster – Alan Brayton – Laura Paul and Sara Beth Brown were “hand-picked” by Alan Brayton


Steven Kazan – The Face of Asbestos Fraud – Kazan, along with his partner David McClain – conspired with Brayton…..


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