Richard Benda

Don't Expect EB-5 Road to Go Through Rounds
The road to clarity about South Dakota’s EB-5 scandal will not run directly through former Gov. Mike Rounds.
That is not saying the same thing as the Republican front-runner for the open U.S. Senate seat in South Dakota is or is not culpable...
Opportunity Lost or Due Dilligence
It has been over 9 months since it was first revealed that improprieties existed regarding the EB-5 program in South Dakota.  Fine details on the wrongs within are slow in coming.
Jackley: Ex-Official's Death Was a Suicide
The State Attorney General's office says former South Dakota Tourism and Economic Development Secretary Richard Benda of Sioux Falls died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and that no evidence of foul play has been found.
Benda's body was found by a family member on October 22nd near Lake A…