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.

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”

Here’s our previous coverage of the scandal that has rocked the Austin Texas nightlife community:


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

Wednesday March 28th 2012 NPR is up on the scandal:

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


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


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


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


Tuesday April 3rd 2012
Yassine associate has top secret clearance from US government

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


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


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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