The Dave Sanders Story
Dave Sanders was a successful corporate sales executive—a widower who was raising his three young children in a suburb outside Sacramento, California. But now the 43-year-old had confessed to operating a bizarre paramilitary vigilante squad that targeted people involved in Ponzi schemes. His team included a 365-pound US postal worker and a woman who looked like a Playboy Playmate; it was equal parts SWAT team and three-ring circus, and it had landed Sanders facing up to 11 years in prison.
In the mid-sixties, few Northern California rock bands were as close to mainstream success as Waterfall. After performing as an opening act for Janis Joplin, Jefferson Starship and Jimi Hendrix, everyone thought they were on the bubble. What happened next?