Michael Lyon Pleads GUILTY: Prominent Millionaire-Denials and Whispers comes to an end


After months of Denials and Whispers, Millionaire philanthropist Michael Lyon, well known in Sacramento social circles pleaded guilty yesterday to four counts of electronic eavesdropping charging that he secretly taped interactions with prostitutes. In November, Lyon’s attorny William Portanova insisted his client never secretly taped anyone. The initial criminal investigation was triggered by a stash of materialContinue reading “Michael Lyon Pleads GUILTY: Prominent Millionaire-Denials and Whispers comes to an end”

Prominent Millionaire Michael Lyon Arrested for Suspected Taping House Guests


Michael Lyon Leaving Jail Wednesday after posting bond By the time Sacramento sheriff’s deputies showed up at Michael P. Lyon’s front door Wednesday morning, he had known for 18 months that he was under investigation for allegedly making secret recordings of friends and houseguests. But Wednesday marked the first time search warrants were executed in theContinue reading “Prominent Millionaire Michael Lyon Arrested for Suspected Taping House Guests”