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Fourth Department — Fraud — Knowledge of Fraud: Brooks, et al. v. Axa Advisors, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Fraud — Knowledge of Fraud Statute of Limitations — Breach of Contract Brooks, et al. v. Axa Advisors, et al. CA 12-01116 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The plaintiffs commenced an action seeking damages ...

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$210M from Mellon Co. to end Madoff lawsuits

ALBANY — Authorities have reached a $210 million settlement with BNY Mellon subsidiary Ivy Asset Management for advising clients to invest with Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff, whose multibillion-dollar fraud landed him in federal prison, New York Attorney General Eric ...

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Two Rochester businessmen indicted

A federal grand jury in Rochester has returned a 12-count indictment charging Kenneth M. Griffin, 45, and Brian K. Campbell, 73, both of Rochester, with defrauding companies and money laundering. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in ...

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Second Circuit — United Nations Participation Act: United States v. Bahel

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit United Nations Participation Act Fraud — Immunity United States v. Bahel 08-3327 Judges Pooler, Raggi and Korman Background: The defendant appealed from his conviction on four counts of mail fraud to deprive ...

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Appellate Division, Fourth Department — Foreclosure: Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation v. Smith, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Foreclosure Fraud — Pleading Requirements Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation v. Smith, et al. CA 11-00729 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The defendants-third-party plaintiffs purchased property from the defendants in 1997. The third-party defendants did ...

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Annulment: Lazar v. Lazar

Supreme Court, Erie County Annulment Fraud Lazar v. Lazar 2009/901303 Judge NeMoyer Background: The parties were married in 1998 and had two children. The plaintiff wife filed for divorce in 2009 and the defendant counterclaimed for an annulment of the ...

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Commercial drivers charged

A Department of Motor Vehicles investigation has led to the arrests of 51 commercial drivers, including bus drivers, for fraudulently obtaining multiple driver licenses using an alias.

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Medicaid compliance big issue for New York

Protecting the state from Medicaid fraud, abuse or just plain mistakes is an important aspect of the work of the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) since the state spends more for Medicaid than any other state in the country.

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Fraud: Niagara Foods Inc. et al. v. Ferguson Electric Service Company Inc., et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Fraud Negligent Misrepresentation Niagara Foods Inc. et al. v. Ferguson Electric Service Company Inc., et al. CA 11-00333 Appealed from Supreme Court, Niagara County Background: The plaintiffs brought the action to recover damages sustained as the ...

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Man’s sentencing put off in liens case

ALBANY — A man described by federal authorities as one of several self-proclaimed anti-government sovereign citizens recently convicted of similar fraud charges in upstate New York had his sentencing adjourned Tuesday for a psychological evaluation.

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