The key firm contact on both deals, according to the documents, was OFK shareholder Scott Bloch, then deputy director and counsel in the Justice Department's Task Force for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, now the special counsel for the United States, a job where Bloch oversees federal whistleblower protection programs.
Bloch's May 2003 financial disclosure form estimates the value of his OFK stock at between $5,000-$15,000.
Bishop Ricken was introduced to us by one of his close friends, who also happens to be a [OFK] shareholder, Scott Bloch," according to the OFK document.
Another OFK shareholder and director, former Crisis magazine publisher and Republican National Committee Catholic Outreach chair Deal Hudson, also played a role.
O'Meara told NCR in a June 8 phone interview that OFK has never done any business with the dioceses listed above and that Wall has played no role soliciting business for the firm.
Wall told NCR that OFK is a firm of "committed Catholic men who are devoutly dedicated to the church and in a business capacity want to serve the church.
The OFK document does not indicate that any of these contemplated solicitations or introductions were actually made by Wall.
Meanwhile, both O'Meara and the "F" in OFK, managing director and president Frank Ferguson, previously served on subcommittees of the finance council of the Arlington, Va.
Knowing the challenges of a rapidly growing diocese, I am confident that OFK can work with you to save the diocese time and money and strengthen its capital position," wrote Ferguson.
OFK Belgrad's Injac evened the score with a header from a corner shot in the 86th minute.
OFK Belgrad: Saranov, Petkovic, Rodic, Mijatovic, Nikolic, Trivunovic, Kecojevic, Markovic, Zeravica, Simic, Milic