Report: WFTL-WMEN Missed Payroll
January 27, 2014 at 7:22 AM (PT)
JAMES CRYSTAL RADIO Talk WFTL-A and Sports WMEN-A (640 SPORTS)/FORT LAUDERDALE-WEST PALM BEACH missed payroll this month, reports the MIAMI HERALD and JOSE LAMBIET's GOSSIP EXTRA. 75 employees reportedly have not been paid since JANUARY 1st.
GM STEVE LAPA told GOSSIP EXTRA that the stations' bank accounts were frozen by the holder of a $17 million loan, and added that owner JIM HILLIARD has "been working from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily to resolve the situation. So far, the employees have only missed one pay period.”