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Barnhill was driving a truck for Allied Waste Services when he came upon a collision blocking his ... More...
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Nemoria Coria v. Christopher Jide Ogidan and Moses Gbolabo

Appellant Nemoria Coria purchased a home from appellees Christopher Jide Ogidan and
Moses Gbolabo. She later sued appellees for breach of contract and DTPA violations. The trial
court entered a take-nothing judgment in favor of appellees. In four issues, appellant argues the
trial court erred by (1) entering a take nothing judgment when the undisputed evidence
established appellees... More...
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Sweetwater Cattle Company, L.L.C. v. Leigh Murphy d/b/a Murphy Cattle Company

Leigh Murphy d/b/a Murphy Cattle Company appeals from the Bankruptcy
Court’s2 Orders holding that Sweetwater Cattle Company, L.L.C.’s lien in certain
cattle is superior to Murphy’s rights as an unpaid seller of the cattle. For the
reasons that follow, we AFFIRM.
This is a dispute over the validity and priority of interests in cattle. To
summarize, Leigh Murphy ... More...
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United States of America v. Jill M. Evans

Denver, CO - Littleton Woman Pleads Guilty for Oil Investment Scheme

Jill M. Evans, age 51, of Littleton, Colorado, recently pled guilty to wire fraud and money laundering charges. Evans was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 21, 2015.

According to the indictment and plea agreement, in September 2011 and continuing through May 2015, Evans devised a scheme to defraud at least... More...
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Veronica Hernandez-Nolt v. Washington County

In this wrongful discharge case, plaintiff appeals
the trial court’s judgment in favor of plaintiff’s former
employer, defendant Washington County.1 Plaintiff asserts
that the trial court erred when it granted a directed verdict
to the county based on its conclusion that plaintiff was
not fulfilling an important public duty, which is a required
element of a wrongful dischar... More...
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United States of America v. Robert Bandfield and Gregg R. Mulholland

Brooklyn, NY - Architect Of Offshore Fraud Haven And Orchestrator Of More Than 40 Pump And Dump Schemes Sentenced To 6 And 12 Years In Prison, Respectively, For Executing A $250 Million Money Laundering Scheme

Defendants Used Shell Companies in Belize and the West Indies to Facilitate Numerous Fraud Schemes, Including the Manipulation of Cynk Technology Corp (CYNK)

Robert Bandfie... More...
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United States of America v. Deborah Tumlinson

San Diego, CA - Local Woman Sentenced and Ordered to Pay $1.8 Million for Complex Fraud Scheme

Deborah Tumlinson of Valley Center was sentenced to a year and a day in custody for her participation in a fraudulent scheme devised after the 2007 Witch Creek Wildfire. U.S. District Judge Janis L. Sammartino also ordered Tumlinson to pay restitution in the amount of $1,838.742.24.

On... More...
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On August 14, 2014, a Jefferson Parish Grand Jury indicted Defendant,
Terry Speaks a/k/a Allen Rice a/k/a Leslie Allen Rice a/k/a Leslie Rice, with the
second degree murder of Jaren Lockhart, in violation of La. R.S. 14:30.1 (count
one); obstruction of justice by tampering with evidence of a crime, to wit: the body
of Jaren Lockhart and/or the personal effects of Jaren Lockhart... More...
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United States of America v. Mark F. Friend

Sacramento, CA - Stockton Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

Mark F. Friend, 62, of Stockton, was sentenced to two years and four months in prison and ordered to pay $1,889,379 in restitution for conspiracy to commit bank fraud in relation to a mortgage fraud scheme.

According to court documents, between September 2006 and March 2007, while working for National City Mortga... More...
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United States of America v. Aleksandr Kovalev

Sacramento, CA - Rocklin Man Pleads Guilty to Large-Scale Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Aleksandr Kovalev, 53, of Rocklin, pleaded guilty to wire fraud involving financial institutions in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme involving the purchase of at least 31 properties.

According to court documents, Kovalev was in the business of developing, building and selling property in Sacram... More...
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United States of America v. Daniel Deaibes

San Diego, CA - First Co-Defendant in Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Deed Theft Scheme Sentenced to Prison

Daniel Deaibes was sentenced today to 24 months for his role in a scheme to steal title to Southern California homes and then “sell” the properties to unsuspecting buyers – before the buyers realized who the true owners were.

From September 2012 through their arrest in Nov... More...
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United States of America v. Edmund Edward Wilson

Salt Lake City, UT - St. George Man Sentenced To 108 Months In Federal Prison After Convictions For Fraud, Money Laundering

Edmund Edward Wilson, age 72, of St. George, Utah, who pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in connection with a real estate fraud scheme, will serve 108 months in federal prison followed by 36 months of supervised release. U.S. District Judge Dee Benso... More...
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Except where indicated, the following facts are not in dispute. Brendan Higgins, Joshua Huggard, and
Jordan Tobins were members and managers of numerous limited liability companies operating a small chain of pizzerias known as The Upper Crust. On April 5, 2012, Higgins, Huggard, and The Upper Crust, all of whom were represented by Levy and his firm, L & W, filed a civil lawsuit against Tob... More...
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E.F. Johnson Company v. Infinity Global Technology f/k/a Infinity Gear and Technology, LLC, et al.

Kirmuss operated an electronics business that specialized in radio-related products. In
2007, at a trade show in Hong Kong, he discovered a speaker microphone with a built-in global
positioning system (the GPS-Mic), manufactured by Wintectronics (Wintec). Kirmuss believed
the GPS-Mic could transform communications for first responders and military units, so he
arranged to mee... More...
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United States of America v. Rachel Siders

Fresno, CA - Three Bakersfield Residents Charged in a Scheme to Defraud Bakersfield Pipe & Supply Inc.

U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez sentenced Rachel Siders, 41, of Roseville, to 14 and a half years in prison for her involvement in mortgage fraud schemes that cost financial institutions over $17 million, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

Federal juries retu... More...
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United States of America v. Mark Gelazela a/k/a Mark Zella

Los Angeles, CA - Defendant Involved in Multi-Million Dollar ‘High-Yield Prime Bank’ Scheme Found Guilty of Federal Fraud Charges

A Marina Del Rey man has been found guilty of federal fraud charges for participating in a “high-yield prime bank” scam by bringing in approximately $5 million from victims who were promised huge returns on investments, purportedly with little or no risk.
<... More...
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United States of America v. Raja Chellappa

St. Louis, MO - St. Louis County Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

Raja Chellappa, of St. Louis County, pled guilty to two counts of wire fraud in connection with his solicitation and acceptance of a fictitious “buyer’s premium” as part of a 2015 commercial real estate transaction.

According to his plea agreement, Chellappa falsely told a buyer of a St. Charles County motel pro... More...
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Pondersosa Pine Energy, LLC, Nixon Peabody, LLP, and Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP v. Illinova Generating Company n/k/a Illinova Corporation

Illinova and other entities (the Sellers) sold their interests in a power plant to Enron North
America Corp. pursuant to a Purchase Agreement. Enron subsequently assigned its rights under
the Purchase Agreement to Ponderosa. Ponderosa borrowed over $200 million from eight banks
to finance the purchase.
When a dispute arose between Ponderosa and the Sellers, Ponderosa invoked... More...
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Old Anchor, formerly known as Mystic Tank Lines Corporation, was an oil transportation company incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Astoria, New York. Pls.’ Opp’n to Def.’s Mot. to Dismiss (“Pls.’ Opp’n”) Ex. 4 (Indictment, United States v. Baldari, No. 1Three separate actions are pending in this court based on these suits in the district ... More...   $0 (07-16-2016 - DC)

United States of America v. Darren Goodrich

Brooklyn, NY - California Registered Broker Pleads Guilty To Participating In A $20 Million Market Manipulation Scheme

Defendant Helped Manipulate the Stock Price of a Company That Purported to Offer Users Access to a Cloud-Based Mobile Platform

Darren Goodrich, a registered broker at a brokerage firm in El Segundo, California, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fr... More...
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In this case we again address whether shooting at or from a motor vehicle can
4 serve as a predicate for felony murder. We recognize that the collateral-felony rule
5 has generated confusion and hope to clarify its application in this opinion. Following
6 trial, the jury found Defendant Eric Marquez guilty of first-degree felony murder
7 contrary to NMSA 1978, Section 30-2-1(A)(2... More...
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In 2012, Lacey & Associates, LLC, (Lacey), contracted with Everest Homes, LLC, (Everest), to purchase a commercial building. In addition, Lacey and Everest executed an escrow agreement on October 5, 2012, for the release of additional funds to Everest if the roof was replaced after title had transferred to Lacey. After title passed to Lacey, Everest entered into a contract with the Williams Group,... More...   $9999 (06-23-2016 - Ok)

United States of America v. Rani F. Khoury

Dallas, TX - Timeshare Telemarketing Fraudster Sentenced to 97 Months in Federal Prison

$10 Million Resort Timeshare Telemarketing Fraud Conspiracy Victimized Persons Over Age 55 − Dozens of Victims in Texas and Thousands in the U.S. and Canada

A Florida man who was convicted for his role in a resort timeshare telemarketing scheme that victimized at least 5000 individuals,... More...
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United States of America v. Gregory Rorke

New York, NY - Software Company Ceo And Former Adjunct Columbia Business School Professor Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court For Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Gregory Rorke, founder and CEO of Manhattan-based software company Navagate, Inc., Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Defrauding Investors

Gregory Rorke was sentenced to two years in prison for his scheme to defraud... More...
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Joel Z. Hyatt and Albert A. Gore, Jr. v. Al Jazeera America Holdings II, LLC, et al.

Plaintiff Joel Z. Hyatt is a former member and director of Current Media, LLC
(“Current”) and its former CEO.2 Plaintiff Albert A. Gore, Jr. is Current’s former
executive chairman and a former member.3 In December 2012, Current and
Defendant Al Jazeera International (USA) Inc. (“Al Jazeera”) entered into the
Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) whereby Curren... More...
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