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Former Sonoma Valley Bank executives, developer arrested on multiple federal charges

April 11, 2014

The criminal indictment alleges that Mr. Madjlessi, former bank CEO Sean Cutting, former senior vice president Brian Melland and attorney David Lonich conspired to falsify Mr. Madjelessi's financial condition in order to finance development of an apartment complex in Santa Rosa. Charges include conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, false statements to a bank, false bank entries and attempted obstruction of justice, according to the office of Ms. Haag.