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Investor Wins Fraud Ruling Against $200M Ponzi Schemer

Law 360 A real estate investor notched a partial victory Thursday against convicted Ponzi schemer Eliyahu Weinstein over claims he bilked various parties out of millions of dollars, with a New Jersey federal judge ruling in the victim’s favor on fraud and related counts but denying him a win on […]

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Thu Jan 3, 1:36pm

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Justices Want Gov’t View On Pursuit Of Iran Terror Funds

Law 360 The U.S. Supreme Court asked the U.S. solicitor general on Monday to weigh in on whether the families of the victims of the 1983 U.S. Marine Corps Beirut barracks bombing can chase Iran-linked funds through a foreign bank to fulfill a terrorism liability judgment.

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Mon Oct 1, 1:37pm

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Israeli Gov’t Contractor Agrees To $3M Deal In Securities Suit

Law 360 A pair of Ability Inc. investors asked a New York federal court Wednesday to sign off on a $3 million cash deal resolving a consolidated securities suit accusing the Israeli government communications contractor of making misleading financial statements surrounding a merger.

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Thu Apr 26, 8:04pm

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Beirut Victims’ Kin Fight Bank’s Bid To Stay Terrorism Case

Law 360 The families of the American service members killed in the 1983 U.S. Marine Corps barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, have hit back at Clearstream Banking SA’s bid to stay a ruling allowing them to pursue it for $1.68 billion linked to Iran while the bank considers a high […]

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Mon Feb 26, 1:49pm

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Iran-Linked Charity Must Hand NYC Office Tower To Feds

Law 360 A New York federal judge granted a judgment handing more than $1 billion in real estate and cash from an Iranian-linked charity to the U.S. Government for sanctions violations on Wednesday, the same day the last of the private plaintiffs in the case agreed to a settlement with […]

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Thu Oct 5, 1:50pm

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Judge In $1B Iran Asset Fight Looks Ready To Push Forward

Law 360 An Iran-linked charity held liable to surrender its Midtown Manhattan office tower for sanctions violations said Thursday it believes such a punishment would violate a constitutional bar on excessive fines, but the judge overseeing the historic case displayed little desire to hold off on entering judgment pending that […]

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Sun Jul 9, 1:51pm