March 14, 2014 12:09 PM

Trustee in Direct Air case files racketeering charges, seeks to recover $3.2 million in payments made to founders

The trustee in Myrtle Beach-based Direct Air’s bankruptcy case has filed civil racketeering charges against Judy Tull and Kay Ellison, two of the charter air carrier’s founders, claiming the women fraudulently withdrew money from an escrow account that was supposed to protect passengers’ fares in the event their flights did not occur.

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