I’m going to use this post as a clearing house for outside media links on the Yassine Enterprises scandal with fresh, hot links added daily.
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Mike Yassine has been denied bail in court today, Tuesday March 27th 2012.

From Gary Dinges at Austin American Statesman [Twitter:@gdinges] “No bond for Mike Yassine. He will remain in custody”
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Here’s our previous coverage of the scandal that has rocked the Austin Texas nightlife community:

http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/3/22/Shit-Hits-The-Fan-Austin-Texas-Yassine-Enterprises-Raided-By-The-FBI
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new from Gary Dinges at the Statesman [ no bond for two Yassine brothers ] http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/courts/entries/2012/03/27/no_bond_for_austin_nightclub_o.html

Austinist! A Yassine Enterprises nightclub dj spills the beans: Too funny http://austinist.com/2012/03/24/yassine_bars_where_the_music_isnt_t.php?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Wow. More from Austinist and definitely not funny:

Where did Yassine Enterprises funnel money? http://austinist.com/2012/03/27/feds_yassine_enterprises_may_have_t.php

Mugshots of the Yassine Enterprises crew.1st pic I’ve seen of Yassine’s girl friday http://galleries.statesman.com/gallery/suspects-yassine-enterprises-case/#435968

Late breaking Tuesday March 27th from Gary Dinges at the Statesman, full rundown on the entire affair including allegations tying Yassine Enterprises to a litany of crimes including a cold, homicide case and possible links to terrorists! Definitely worth a read http://www.statesman.com/news/local/investigators-link-nightclub-owner-associates-to-drug-deals-2265889.html
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Wednesday March 28th 2012 NPR is up on the scandal:
http://www.npr.org/local/stories/KUT/149490843

Wednesday March 28th 2012 from Gary Dinges at Statesman. Mike Yassine person of interest in disappeared bar owner http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/courts/entries/2012/03/28/breaking_sixth_street_bar_owne.html

Wednesday March 28th 2012 More from “man on a mission”; Gary Dinges on bails set and bails denied for Yassine crew http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/courts/entries/2012/03/28/no_bond_for_yassine_brother_as.html

Wednesday March 28th 2012 Bar owner known as the the “Jerry Jones of Sixth Street” has been missing since 2000. http://www.statesman.com/news/local/indicted-downtown-club-owner-a-person-of-interest-2268473.html

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Friday March 30th 2012 Landlords prepare to move in on shuttered Yassine properties http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/closed-clubs-leave-downtown-void

Friday March 30th 2012

Virginia landlord Lilia Jiminez brags on Yassine as tenant http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/landlord-yassine-was-a-dream-tenant

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Saturday March 31st 2012
Event planner blogger writes about Yassine Enterprises scandal http://www.thefeedbak.com/2012/03/displaced-employees-gigs-events-associated-with-yassine-enterprises-troubles/

Saturday March 31st 2012

John Hambrick Editor-in-Chief, The Digital Texan writes about the Yassine Enterprises scandal http://digitaltexan.net/2012/austin-local-news/austin-nighclub-impressario-mike-yassine-brother-steve-remain-jail/article30298/#.T3dCl9XuVbc

Saturday March 31st 2012

Thanks to the tipster who sent us this hot link. Mike Yassine vs PETA! http://jessebrede.com/wordpress/2007/12/11/whats-this-stink-about-the-shark-tank-at-qua/

Saturday March 31st 2012

Texas Monthly Daily Post makes passing mention of Mike Yassine and a rape case. First we’ve heard about this http://tmdailypost.com/article/crime/feds-say-austin-nightclub-owners-have-alleged-hezbollah-ties

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Monday April 2nd 2012

Bribery! http://austinist.com/2012/04/02/yassine_enterprises_drugs_murder_te.php

more on bribery allegations http://www.kvue.com/news/Another-day-in-court-for-the-Yassine-family–145738355.html

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Tuesday April 3rd 2012
Yassine associate has top secret clearance from US government
http://www.statesman.com/news/local/the-blotter-lawyer-says-yassine-associate-was-in-2279572.html

Steve Yassine bail news http://austin.ynn.com/content/top_stories/283962/bail-hearing-for-steve-yassine-postponed

video on Yassine associate who served as interpreter for US government http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVI2Mf8DTZg&feature=youtube_gdata

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Sunday April 8th 2012

video: local attorney Mindy Montford discusses the Yassine Enterprises scandal http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/legal-analysis-on-yassine-cases

What do the bar closures of Yassine Enterprises mean for 6th street? http://www.statesman.com/news/local/what-do-bar-closures-mean-for-sixth-street-2290858.html

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Monday April 9th 2011

The Statesman is on top of the Yassine Enterprises scandal. Fresh content just put up http://www.statesman.com/news/local/details-emerge-about-the-men-behind-yassine-enterprises-2290946.html

More from reporter Gary Dinges in the Statesman. The State moves to revoke the liquor licenses of Yassine Enterprises bars http://www.statesman.com/news/local/state-seeks-to-revoke-liquor-licenses-for-8-2293028.html

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