SALINAS, Calif. - Thursday was the Executive Security Agency's chance to plead their case to stay on patrol for the businesses of Oldtown Salinas. Instead, owner, Tony Vincent, sent in a letter about his legal issues stating "please understand that I have not yet been informed of what the exact charges may be."
Despite not showing up, two association board members announced, it was ruling to finish out the contract with ESA through June.
One of those board members on the security sub committee, Joel Panzer, is aware of the workman's compensation fraud charges pending against Vincent.
ESA's certificate of liability insurance has no proof of workers compensation. Panzer focuses on the fact that the company has general liability insurance but not the kind that covers workers compensation.
Just recently a new form showed up in the contract paperwork showing that on April 11th the ESA has a valid worker's compensation insurance policy.
Oldtown could not tell me why the worker's compensation doesn't show up on the main liability form.
The Oldtown Association is under funded and their main priority is to find good security at the lowest cost and to make sure they have general liability insurance from their security company.
They will now start the process to take proposals for other security companies, but the ESA is still welcome to apply.
Tony Vincent will be in court April 30th.