Multifest director Debbie Starks accu...

Multifest director Debbie Starks accused of tax evasion

There are 52 comments on the Charleston Gazette story from Dec 7, 2012, titled Multifest director Debbie Starks accused of tax evasion. In it, Charleston Gazette reports that:

Debbie S. Starks faces one federal count of fraud for reporting on the Individual Income Tax Return Form 1040 that she made $13,872 in taxable income in 2008 when she knew she made more, according to an information filed by U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Trifling ho

Saint Albans, WV

#25 Dec 22, 2012
Mookie wrote:
@Bogus n anyone elses talkin shit bout Debbie Starks Bitch u got me an mines all the way fucked up, you may not know who speaking to you ask around about my name Mookie, bet you dont! bet you wont!, you claim the starks family trash thats why your rachet ass was at ALL 23 MULTI-FEST's, both of the Starks daughtes have Bachelor degree's,one from state one from MUu stupid bitch, state ya name and we will handle it, since u jumpin so muthafuckin bad, me and my whole FAMILY will muthafuckin murk ur off-brand, tracy morgan lookin ass,and by the way get off Carol Fouty, b/c i know for a muthafuckin fact she looked out for u n urs, so unless u ready to state who u are and be about it, u triffiling ass bitch i better not see nor hear Debbie name on here or out ur mouth again or ELSE!!!!!!! TRY ME N MINES!!!!!!!!!!
Classy ladies don't have convict boyfriends locked up for slinging yayo. Educated ladies know where to place commas and apostrophes. The entire Starks clan is a joke.
Oh wow

Saint Albans, WV

#26 Dec 23, 2012
You mad bro wrote:
Psssht. Monica, is that you? You can't stay your ass out of jail long enough to finish your degree at state. You're on the jail website every few weeks for acting trashy and catching drug cases. You're forever up in the bars with some skeezy looking old ass men buying your drinks, looking like cat woman in pleather outfits showcasing that rancid camel toe. Ick.
Couldn't have said it better myself! I had a class with her a few semesters back. She did miss a lot of class and one day she did roll in wearing a pleather cat suit, giant heels and big hoop earrings. I felt like I was on a NYC subway car in 1988!!
Wondering

Ardsley, NY

#27 Jan 4, 2013
Ok, she pleaded guilty.....now what?
watchdog

Charleston, WV

#28 Jan 4, 2013
Can you say pay back and JAIL time???? Fouty can longer get her out of this one!
smh

Charleston, WV

#29 Jan 4, 2013
Wondering wrote:
Ok, she pleaded guilty.....now what?
well her mutifest atm card has been revoked and her daughters are too used up to pimp out so idk maybe her upstanding husband and co founder of multifest who obviously had NO IDEA what was going down will come up with something.
yeah

United States

#30 Jan 4, 2013
You all have way to much time on your hands. Let her have her day in court! In the end the judge decides what happens to her not you.
Chris

Saint Albans, WV

#31 Jan 4, 2013
What are the daughters names? I think one of them went to school with my daughter.
Cry ass

Moneta, VA

#32 Jan 4, 2013
yeah wrote:
You all have way to much time on your hands. Let her have her day in court! In the end the judge decides what happens to her not you.
Looks like you have equal time to waste. After all, aren't YOU all up on Topix commenting, too? She'll have her day in court, but the public reserves the right to make their judgement as well. Multifest is partially funded with county money. Our money. Tax money that the less than righteous miss Starks has been outright stealing for three years that we know of. So eat a dick, kid. We will judge who we please.
smh

Charleston, WV

#33 Jan 5, 2013
@Bogus n anyone elses talkin shit bout Debbie Starks Bitch u got me an mines all the way fucked up, you may not know who speaking to you ask around about my name Mookie, bet you dont! bet you wont!, you claim the starks family trash thats why your rachet ass was at ALL 23 MULTI-FEST's, both of the Starks daughtes have Bachelor degree's,one from state one from MUu stupid bitch, state ya name and we will handle it, since u jumpin so muthafuckin bad, me and my whole FAMILY will muthafuckin murk ur off-brand, tracy morgan lookin ass,and by the way get off Carol Fouty, b/c i know for a muthafuckin fact she looked out for u n urs, so unless u ready to state who u are and be about it, u triffiling ass bitch i better not see nor hear Debbie name on here or out ur mouth again or ELSE!!!!!!! TRY ME N MINES!!!!!!!!!!

What now, dumbass? Find a relative who got past the 8th grade read the most recent news to you, babe.
Bogus

Charleston, WV

#34 Jan 5, 2013
smh wrote:
@Bogus n anyone elses talkin shit bout Debbie Starks Bitch u got me an mines all the way fucked up, you may not know who speaking to you ask around about my name Mookie, bet you dont! bet you wont!, you claim the starks family trash thats why your rachet ass was at ALL 23 MULTI-FEST's, both of the Starks daughtes have Bachelor degree's,one from state one from MUu stupid bitch, state ya name and we will handle it, since u jumpin so muthafuckin bad, me and my whole FAMILY will muthafuckin murk ur off-brand, tracy morgan lookin ass,and by the way get off Carol Fouty, b/c i know for a muthafuckin fact she looked out for u n urs, so unless u ready to state who u are and be about it, u triffiling ass bitch i better not see nor hear Debbie name on here or out ur mouth again or ELSE!!!!!!! TRY ME N MINES!!!!!!!!!!
What now, dumbass? Find a relative who got past the 8th grade read the most recent news to you, babe.
You are just pure class. NOT.
Everytime

Martinsburg, WV

#35 Jan 5, 2013
You see how Karma can be a biOtch? This is what happens to a black man once he marries a white woman. A white chick will ruin a black man each and everytime.
MOOKIES

Ardsley, NY

#36 Jan 5, 2013
Mookie! Your like Django Unchained, you dirty uneducated bitch! R E G G I N
Malcolm

Nitro, WV

#37 Jan 5, 2013
Pure white trash. The "Multi" Fest was started because there wasn't enough black music fo the bruthas n sistas. Even though such greats as the Commodores and Earth Wind and Fire performed there. Take what money is left and donate it to charity. The time has come to end this clown show.
Inquiring minds

Martinsburg, WV

#38 Jan 5, 2013
I wonder after she goes to the pen if her hubby will get him another white chick? Or will he give a sista a chance?
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yeah

Portage, MI

#40 Jan 5, 2013
yeah wrote:
<quoted text> you mad? sounds like you need some dick you wouldn't be such a b*tch or spending your free time on topic;)
not everyone is perfect like you kid!
yeah

Portage, MI

#41 Jan 5, 2013
yeah wrote:
You all have way to much time on your hands. Let her have her day in court! In the end the judge decides what happens to her not you.
& yeah im on topics while working a 12 hour shift & my patients are asleep what's your excuse?
smh

Charleston, WV

#42 Jan 5, 2013
while debbie was stealing money from the festival, the tax payers of the state and country, both she and steve were begging for more "donations to their cause", and shamelessly so. Here is steve trying to play the race card to get more money from the county back in may:

Tuesday May 1, 2012
Kanawha Commission gives MultiFest funding
by Paul Fallon
Daily Mail Staff
Charleston Daily Mail
Advertiser
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- The Kanawha County Commission voted unanimously to allocate $11,500 to a local festival despite some misgivings by one commissioner.

Steve Starks, cofounder and president of MultiFest, attended the commission meeting asking for the funds. Starks said the festival requested about $13,000 from the Central West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, but was only granted about $1,500.

Starks said the bureau's board cited the fact that the festival received state money as well as a contribution from the city as the reason for cutting the funding request.

Starks said he had sat in the bureau's meeting and saw other organizations receive funding without question. But, MultiFest representatives were asked to justify their funding request.

Starks also said that MultiFest has proven that it is a successful festival every year and that it is well attended.

"It was kind of like Jim Crow," he said.

Commission President Kent Carper disagreed, saying the Convention and Visitors Bureau board didn't treat MultiFest any differently than other organizations. He said the city of Charleston's Rod Run and Doo Wop was also asked to justify its expenditures when representatives came to the Convention and Visitors Bureau to seek money.
Malcolm

Hurricane, WV

#43 Jan 5, 2013
smh wrote:
while debbie was stealing money from the festival, the tax payers of the state and country, both she and steve were begging for more "donations to their cause", and shamelessly so. Here is steve trying to play the race card to get more money from the county back in may:

Tuesday May 1, 2012
Kanawha Commission gives MultiFest funding
by Paul Fallon
Daily Mail Staff
Charleston Daily Mail
Advertiser
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- The Kanawha County Commission voted unanimously to allocate $11,500 to a local festival despite some misgivings by one commissioner.

Steve Starks, cofounder and president of MultiFest, attended the commission meeting asking for the funds. Starks said the festival requested about $13,000 from the Central West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, but was only granted about $1,500.

Starks said the bureau's board cited the fact that the festival received state money as well as a contribution from the city as the reason for cutting the funding request.

Starks said he had sat in the bureau's meeting and saw other organizations receive funding without question. But, MultiFest representatives were asked to justify their funding request.

Starks also said that MultiFest has proven that it is a successful festival every year and that it is well attended.

"It was kind of like Jim Crow," he said.

Commission President Kent Carper disagreed, saying the Convention and Visitors Bureau board didn't treat MultiFest any differently than other organizations. He said the city of Charleston's Rod Run and Doo Wop was also asked to justify its expenditures when representatives came to the Convention and Visitors Bureau to seek money.
I didn't know this. Thanks for sharing.
lmao

Saint Albans, WV

#44 Jan 6, 2013
Malcolm wrote:
Pure white trash. The "Multi" Fest was started because there wasn't enough black music fo the bruthas n sistas. Even though such greats as the Commodores and Earth Wind and Fire performed there. Take what money is left and donate it to charity. The time has come to end this clown show.
Lmao!!!!
I have a dream

Martinsburg, WV

#45 Jan 6, 2013
@smh

Stop trying to blame the brotha it was the WHITE CHICK who is da thief!!!!!!

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