Quick Look at People Accused in Noe Scandals

The number of people charged in the political scandal centering around Republican donor Tom Noe now stands at 14.

  • Cherie Carroll, former aide to Gov. Bob Taft - Pleaded no contest to violating ethics laws by receiving dinners from Tom Noe.
  • Brian Hicks, Gov. Bob Taft's former chief of staff - Pleaded no contest to filing a false financial disclosure statement involving vacations at Tom Noe's Florida home.
  • Terrence Gasper, former chief financial officer at the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation - Pleaded guilty in state and federal court to taking kickbacks from brokers and others.
  • Timothy LaPointe, Tom Noe's partner in a rare-coin business - Charged with engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and tampering with records. Pleaded not guilty.
  • Michael Lewis, investment broker - Accused of bribing a former top official at the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. Pleaded not guilty.
  • Doug Moormann, former aide to Gov. Bob Taft - Pleaded no contest to charges that he failed to report loans from Tom Noe.
  • Tom Noe, coin dealer and GOP donor - Pleaded guilty to exceeding federal campaign contribution limits and using others to make the contributions. Also charged in an ill-fated $50 million coin investment that he managed for the state.
  • Daniel O'Neil, investment broker - Accused of bribing a former top official at the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. Pleaded not guilty.
  • Donna Owens, former Toledo mayor - Charged with filing a false financial disclosure statement.
  • Sally Perz, former state representative - Charged with filing a false financial disclosure statement.
  • Betty Shultz, Toledo City Councilwoman - Charged with filing a false financial disclosure statement.
  • Bob Taft, Ohio governor - Pleaded no contest to ethics charges for failing to report golf outings and other gifts while in office.
  • Douglas Talbott, former aide to Gov. Bob Taft - Pleaded no contest to charges that he failed to report loans from Tom Noe.
  • Maggie Thurber, Lucas County Commissioner - Charged with filing a false financial disclosure statement.