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Coke Buyers Get Partial Class Cert. In False Ad MDL

Law 360 – A California federal judge certified six state classes Friday in multidistrict litigation accusing The Coca-Cola Co. of misleading buyers by claiming the soda contains no artificial flavors, but he denied certification to the classes’ common law claims.

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Fri Feb 14, 4:54pm

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Mazzone Hospitality will pay $3 million in settlement with servers over tips

Albany Business Review – About 1,000 current and former employees of Mazzone Hospitality who accused the company of illegally withholding tips and deducting money from their paychecks for meals they didn’t eat would share $1.6 million to $1.7 million under a proposed class action lawsuit settlement.

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Wed Feb 12, 2:41pm

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Ponzi Schemer Eliyahu Weinstein Hit With $87M Judgment in Civil Lawsuit by Investors

Law.com – A federal judge has entered an $87 million judgment against convicted Ponzi schemer Eliyahu Weinstein in a suit by investors who funded his phony real estate ventures. The judgment represents money that was solicited by Weinstein for real estates investments but was not used for the purpose that […]

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Wed Apr 17, 3:54pm

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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 […]

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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