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Jay, Burke and EB-5

Harvey
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BURKE, Vt.

A developing story in the Northeast Kingdom where the EB-5 visa program is under scrutiny. It appears some kind of investigation is going on at Q Burke and agents may be seizing some evidence.

We've been telling you about problems at the mountain. We told you about layoffs, about 180 people last week, mostly due to the lackluster ski season, but also because of the hotel and conference center. Some layoffs there, there was a problem with paying the contractors, still owing about $5 million.

Q Burke's president, Ari Quiros, told us that he was not hopeful that that mountain, that conference center would even open next season.

This all has to do with that federal program where people from out of the country are able to obtain visas to live here by investing in this economic development projects. There is Q Burke, there is Jay Peak resort and there is a lot of development that is planned for the city of Newport.

http://www.wcax.com/story/31717586/authorities-secure-property-and-change-locks-at-q-burke

"If it's my mountain, I'm installing a fixed grip and telling the lifties to stuff the beginners into chairs as aggressively as they have to to keep it going full speed." —Brownski
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campgottagopee
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Adk Jeff
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campgottagopee
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Sick Bird Rider
The poop has finally hit the spinning blades.

I wonder if I should still buy a season pass for Jay next year? Deadline is May 9 for the early bird pricing. I can pay in Canadian money, which makes it a pretty good deal right now.

Love Jay Peak? Hate Jay Peak? You might enjoy this: The Real Jay Peak Snow Report
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warp daddy
If this is proven, String these bastards up from one of highest trees in their  damn glades !!!
These pricks deserve the full brunt of the law ,make an example of them .

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raisingarizona
I read that the owner renamed Burke Q-Burke after himself? Does anyone else think that seems like sort of a douche move?

Does anyone actually call it that?

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campgottagopee
Yep, total douchenozzle move

Why can't ski areas just be ski areas anymore --- to hell with all these hotels and water parks

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Harvey
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Yes Q named after one of the owners.

Steve Wright named GM.

I renamed the thread as I should have done originally.

http://www.wcax.com/story/31725401/federal-regulators-jay-peak-q-burke-owners-committed-massive-fraud

EDIT: SBR wait to buy the pass until after Jay declares bankruptcy.

"If it's my mountain, I'm installing a fixed grip and telling the lifties to stuff the beginners into chairs as aggressively as they have to to keep it going full speed." —Brownski
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campgottagopee
Buddy of mine says they deserve it for lying about snow totals for years

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