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Radiant Financial, Inc. v. Faye Bagby, individually, and Bagby Investments, LP, a Limited Partnership, American Financial & Retirement Services, LLC, a Limited Liability Company

Before the Court is Radiant Financial, Inc.’s May 17, 2017 Motion for Rehearing. We deny the motion. On our own motion, we withdraw our opinion issued on April 18, 2017, and vacate our judgment of that same date. The following is now the opinion of the Court.
Radiant Financial, Inc. (“Radiant”) appeals from a judgment in favor of appellees Faye Bagby (“Ms. Bagby”), Bagby Investments, LP (“Bagb... More...
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Residences at Riverdale, L.P. and Residences at Riverdale GP. LLC. v. Dixie Carpet Installations, Inc.

This appeal arises from underlying contracts involving the installation of carpet at an
apartment complex. The jury returned a verdict in favor of appellee Dixie Carpet Installations,
Inc. (Dixie) on all of its claims against appellants Residences at Riverdale, LP and Residences at
Riverdale GP, LLC (Riverdale) and awarded Dixie $142,898 in tort damages and $285,796 in
exemplary da... More...
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Theodore Laymon v. J. Rockcliff, Inc. and George Hernandez v. Mason-McDuffie Real Estate, Inc.

The plaintiffs in these consolidated appeals filed suit against the brokers who
represented them in the sale of their homes and a group of companies that provided
services in connection with those sales. Plaintiffs contend defendants violated their
fiduciary duties by failing to disclose alleged kickbacks paid by the service providers to
the brokers in connection with the sales.More...
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Li Guan v. Yongmei Hu

Defendant Yongmei Hu (Hu) appeals from a judgment
entered in favor of plaintiff Li Guan (Guan). Guan initially
sued Hu for breach of a contract. However, several months
before trial, the trial court dismissed the breach of contract
claim with prejudice. As a result, Guan proceeded to trial on
various fraud-based claims (e.g., rescission, cancellation, and
fraud in the induc... More...
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Fredrick Mahan v. Charles W. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc.

In this appeal we consider whether two plaintiffs, 86-year-old Frederick Mahan
(Fred) and his 79-year-old wife Martha Mahan (Martha)1
have stated a viable claim under
the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (the Elder Abuse Act or the
against Charles W. Chan (Chan), the Charles W. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc. (the
Chan Agency), Omar Kaddoura (Kadd... More...
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In re: Gary L. Bryan, a/k/a Gary L. Brian

This appeal arises out of an adversary proceeding brought by the trustee of
a Chapter 7 bankruptcy estate to determine how to divide the proceeds from the
sale of the debtor’s real property. Previous litigation has already established,
among other things, the validity, priority, and extent of the various liens on the
property. Bryan v. Peters (In re Bryan), 547 F. App’x 892 (10th C... More...
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Gilad Lutfak and Oren Lutfak v. Jeff Gainsborough

Appellants Gilad and Oren Lutfak appeal from a judgment in favor of appellee Jeff Gainsborough. Gainsborough sued Gilad and Oren based on claims arising out of his purchase of a townhome. A jury found that Gilad, the seller, committed fraud, breached implied warranties, violated the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and made
negligent misrepresentations. The jury also found that Oren conspi... More...
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United States of America v. Jill M. Evans Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

Denver, CO - Littleton Woman Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Oil and Investment Scheme

Jill M. Evans, age 51, of Littleton, Colorado, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge John L. Kane to serve 84 months (7 years) in federal prison for wire fraud and money laundering, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations announced. Foll... More...
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United States of America v. David Enrique Mez Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Federal Jury Convicts Imperial Beach Man in Fatal Stabbing of his Texas Boyfriend

On the second anniversary of his victim’s death, David Enrique Meza of Imperial Beach was convicted by a federal jury this morning of fatally stabbing his boyfriend 24 times, slashing his throat twice and dumping his body in a ravine near Rosarito Beach, Mexico in order to inherit the boyfri... More...
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G & W Warren's, Inc. v. Judson V. Dabney, II

We are confronted here with issues concerning the scope of a guaranty given to
secure the buyer’s obligations under a master agreement and various subsidiary
agreements involving the purchase and sale of a motorcycle dealership. In addition, we
address the circumstances under which the liability of the guarantor, by virtue of
subsequent actions by the seller, may be exonerated.
... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Pampalone

Albany, NY - New Jersey Man Admits Wire Fraud

Mortgage Broker Stole More Than $100,000 from Rensselaer Client

Michael Pampalone, age 34, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, pled guilty to defrauding a Rensselaer, New York, resident of $132,450.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Shelly A. Binkowski, Inspector in Charge, United States Post... More...
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Tamuno Ifiesimama and Tamunnoibuomi Ifiesimama v. Daniel A. Haile and Wongelawit K. Alemu

After their attempt to purchase a home was unsuccessful, appellees Daniel A. Haile and Wongelawit K. Alemu sued appellants Tamuno Ifiesimama (“Mr. Ifiesimama”) and Tamunnoibuomi Ifiesimama (“Mrs. Ifiesimama”), for specific
performance and breach of contract. The trial court held a bench trial and ultimately ruled in favor of Haile and Alemu, ordering that they recover costs, their earnest mone... More...
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The Iowa Legislature created the IRGC to have regulatory jurisdiction over
all gambling operations governed by Iowa Code chapters 99D (2015) (pa... More...
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William Compton, et al. v. Houston Casualty Company

¶ 1 This case requires us to determine the scope of the “covered profession” clause of a “Professional Liability Errors & Omissions Insurance” policy (Policy). Houston Casualty Company (Houston Casualty) issued the Policy to Utah County Real Estate, LLC (Prudential), a real estate brokerage. While working as a real estate agent for Prudential, Robert Seegmiller approached the plaintiffs in this ac... More...   $0 (03-23-2017 - UT)

United States of America v. Marco Antonio Ramirez Zuno

Sacramento, CA - Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Fraud Conspiracy

Marco Antonio Ramirez Zuno, 32, of Cancun, Mexico, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in relation to a timeshare resale fraud scheme.

According to court documents, between 2011 and 2012, Zuno and others conducted a timeshare resale fraud scheme based in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Sale... More...
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We address the admissibility of certain evidence in this criminal mortgage fraud case. We affirm the convictions, rejecting appellant’s content... More...
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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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