Deceptive Trade Practices Law
 
U.S. VENTURE, INC. v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Chicago, IL - Fuel Taz lawyer represented Plaintiff-Appellant with a dispute over the scope of a statutory credit—taken against excise fuel taxes.



Since 1932 Congress has imposed excise taxes on the production of motor fuel. See Revenue Act of 1932, Pub. L. No.
72-154, § 617(a), 47 Stat. 169, 266. An excise is a “tax... More...
   $0 (07-28-2021 - IL)

LOCAL 705 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS PENSION FUND v. ANTHONY PITELLO and PAT PITELLO

Chicago, IL - Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) lawyer represented Defendants-Appellants with a unfunded vested benefits claim.



In 2000, Anthony and Pat Pitello purchased the property
at 2035 N. 15th Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois (“Melrose Park
Property”) with their father, Pat M. Pitello. Gradei’... More...
   $0 (07-28-2021 - IL)

United States of America v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with illegally obtaining a rare cuneiform tablet bearing a portion of the epic of Gilgamesh, a Sumerian poem considered one of the world’s oldest works of literature.

Known as the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, it originated in the area of modern-day Iraq and entered the United States contrary to federal law. An interna... More...
   $0 (07-27-2021 - NY)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. MICHAEL COSCIA MICHAEL COSCIA v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Chicago, IL - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with six counts of commodities fraud and six counts of spoofing charges.



Mr. Coscia’s Trading Activity
Michael Coscia was the principal of a futures trading
firm, Panther Trading LLC. He traded commodity futures
contracts on electronic exchanges operate... More...
   $0 (07-27-2021 - IL)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. TRAVIS TUGGLE

Chicago, IL - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with conspiring to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, at least 50 grams of methamphetamine and at least 500 grams of a mixture containing methamphetamine charges.




Between 2013 and 2016, several law enforcement agencies
investigated a large me... More...
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United States of America v. Westborn, Inc. d/b/a Westborn Markets

Detroit, Michigan civil litigation lawyers represented Defendant accused of violating the civil rights of the handicapped.

Westborn Inc., owner and operators of Westborn Markets in Plymouth, Dearborn, Livonia, and Berkley, MI, to resolve an allegation that it improperly interrogated an individual with a disability accompanied by a service animal. The investigation began after the US Atto... More...
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TRACY CONLEY v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Milwaukee, WI - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant or his participation in a “fake stash house” sting charge.



Our opinion affirming Conley’s convictions on direct ap‐
peal sets out the facts of his case. United States v. Conley, 875
F.3d 391 (7th Cir. 2017). Here we focus on the facts relevant to
... More...
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MONDELEZ GLOBAL LLC, v. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD and BAKERY, CONFECTIONARY, TOBACCO WORKERS AND GRAIN MILLERS INTERNATIONAL UNION, LOCAL 719, AFL-CIO

Milwaukee, WI - Labor lawyer represented defendant with a unfair labor practices charge.



Mondelez, an Illinois corporation, makes Ritz crackers,
Oreo cookies, and other baked goods at its production plant
in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.1 Local 719—a chapter of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers ... More...
   $0 (07-26-2021 - WI)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. EARL CLAYTON, III

Cincinnati, Ohio - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin charge.



Defendant Earl Clayton III was arrested on November 24, 2015 after a Federal Bureau of
Investigation High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force had been investigat... More...
   $0 (07-25-2021 - OH)

United States of America v. David Camp

Knoxville, Tennessee criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with price fixing in violation of the Sherman Act.

David Camp was charged with conspiring with others to fix prices of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs sold through Amazon Marketplace. The price-fixing conspiracy was ongoing from at least as early as May 2018 until at least Oct. 29, 2019. Camp is the first individual to be ... More...
   $0 (07-24-2021 - TN)

Patrick Anthony v. Rent-A-Tire, L.P.

Dallas, Texas consumer credit lawyer represent Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a truth in lending theory.

The claims made and defenses asserted by the parties are not avilable.

The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) protects consumers against inaccurate and unfair credit billing and credit card practices. It requires lenders to provide consumers with loan cost information so that a con... More...
   $1 (07-23-2021 - TX)

Zachary Perkins v. Royal Lane Village, Ltd.

Dallas, Texas civil rights disability lawyer represented Plaintiff, who used Defendant on an Americans with Disabilities Act violation theory.

The claims made and defenses asserted by the parties are not available.

Public accommodations must comply with basic nondiscrimination requirements that prohibit exclusion, segregation, and unequal treatment. They also must comply with spe... More...
   $0 (07-23-2021 - TX)

Angelina Jolie v. William Bradley Pitt

Los Angeles, California family law lawyers represent Petitioner and Respondent in dissolution of marriage (divorce) case.

Angelina Jolie filed a statement of disqualification challenging Judge John W. Ouderkirk (Ret.), the privately compensated temporary judge selected by Jolie and William Bradley Pitt to hear their family law case, based on Judge Ouderkirk’s failure to disclose, as re... More...
   $0 (07-23-2021 - CA)

United States ex rel. Pennetti v. Interface Rehab, et al.

Los Angeles, California criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with violation of False Claims Act by causing the submission of claims to Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that were not reasonable or necessary.

During the relevant time period, Medicare reimbursed skilled nursing facilities at a daily rate that reflected the skilled therapy and nursing needs of qua... More...
   $0 (07-23-2021 - CA)

United States of America v. Miller Octavio Upegui-Sossa

Concord, New Hampshire criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with making false statements in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001(a)(2), which provides: (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government of the United States, knowingly and willfully—

(1) falsifies,... More...
   $0 (07-22-2021 - NH)

United States of America v. Donald LaGuardia

New York City, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with securities fraud and misappropriation scheme.

DONALD LAGUARDIA was indicted for committing securities fraud and for misappropriation scheme. LAGUARDIA was the chief executive and co-founder of a New York-based investment firm, L-R Managers, LLC, which managed the LR Global Frontier Master Fund and two rela... More...
   $0 (07-22-2021 - NY)

United States of America v. George Heckler

Newark, New Jersey criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain over $20 million from investors through misrepresentations about trading strategy and fund performance.

George Heckler, 65, of Charleston, South Carolina, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo to an information charging him wit... More...
   $0 (07-21-2021 - NJ)

United States of America v. Anthony Nguyen, aka JoJo Nguyen and Jackie Lee

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with trafficking in endangered and invasive fish in violation of the Lacey Act.

Anthony Nguyen, aka JoJo Nguyen and Jackie Lee, 49, of Pittsburgh, entered guilty pleas before U.S. District Judge Nora B. Fischer to counts one and two of the indictment returned against him on Nov. 13, 2020, alleging that he traff... More...
   $0 (07-21-2021 - PA)

USA v. Robert Caesar

Philadelphia, PA- Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with federal child pornography charge.



The evidence at issue was gathered by State Police
officers pursuant to three search warrants while investigating
Caesar for various sexual offenses involving minors. Because
our Fourth Amendment inquiry turns on ... More...
   $0 (07-17-2021 - PA)

Steven Tu v. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minnesota labor and employment lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a Fair Labor Standards Act violation.

"C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $21 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistic... More...
   $1 (07-16-2021 - NM)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JEREMY REICHBERG, also known as Jeremiah Reichberg, also known as Yermy Reichberg

New York, New York - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with honest services wire
fraud, and 2; conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud, and 3; payment of bribes and gratuities; conspiracy to pay bribes and gratuities, and obstruction of justice charge.




Defendant-Appellant Jeremy Reichberg ran a bu... More...
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United States v. Willis, et al

New York, New York - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with multiple drug and gun-related count charges.



28 Larry Willis and Isiah Pierce appeal from judgments of conviction entered
29 following a three-day trial in the United States District Court for the Western
30 District of New York (Vilardo, J.). The... More...
   $0 (07-16-2021 - NY)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JEREMY REICHBERG, also known as Jeremiah Reichberg, also known as Yermy Reichberg

New York, New York - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with multiple bribery and obstruction of justice charges.



Jeremy Reichberg was a self-styled Brooklyn “liaison” to the
NYPD,2 in the business of selling preferred outcomes to encounters
with law enforcement. Reichberg’s business model functioned b... More...
   $0 (07-15-2021 - MA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. BERNARD LINDSEY

Boston, MA - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant with a possession with intent to distribute both cocaine, fentanyl, and methamphetamines charges.



In April 2018, Lindsey was living alone in an apartment
in Concord, New Hampshire. On April 16, his parole officer,
Jonathan Boisselle, went to Lindsey's apartment... More...
   $0 (07-15-2021 - MA)

United States of America v. Maxine Marie Williams

Washington, District of Columbia criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged for attempting to steal more than $200,000 from two former employers, both non-profit organizations in the District of Columbia.

Maxine Marie Williams, 49, of Washington, D.C., was indicted for attempting to steal more than $200,000 from two former employers, both non-profit organizations in the Distric... More...
   $0 (07-13-2021 - DC)

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