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United States of America v. Cynthia Holder

New York, NY - Former PCAOB Inspections Leader And KPMG Executive Director Pleads Guilty To Scheme To Steal Confidential PCAOB Information In Order To Fraudulently Improve KPMG’s PCAOB Inspection Results





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   $0 (10-16-2018 - NY)

Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii v. Whole Foods Market, Inc., et al.





Whole Foods Market, Inc.—an international grocery-store chain specializing in organic products—recently ran into trouble with several state and local consumer-protection agencies for weights-and-measures violations. On multiple occasions, Whole Foods admitted to mislabeling prepa... More...
   $0 (10-14-2018 - TX)

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc. v. Miami Seaquarium




The panel issued its opinion affirming the district court on January 12, 2018 (the Opinion). People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. Miami Seaquarium, 879 F.3d 1142 (11th Cir. 2018). A petition for panel rehearing and rehearing en ban... More...
   $0 (10-11-2018 - FL)

Alan Patrick Fowler v. The State of Texas







On the night of August 9, 2016, Lisa Lane was home alone with her two small
dogs, her husband Kevin having left that afternoon for a business trip. She we... More...
   $0 (10-10-2018 - TX)

MILES STERLING BENCH v. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA











Appellant began working at the Teepee Totem convenience store in the town of Velma, Stephens Co... More...
   $0 (10-10-2018 - OK)

In Re EasySaver Rewards Litigation

In this appeal, an objecting class member challenges the district court’s approval of a class action settlement resolving claims that Provide Commerce, Inc. and Regent Group, Inc. (collectively, “Defendants”) enrolled consumers in a membership rewards program without their consent and then mishandled their billing information. The settlement makes available $3.5 million to pay settlement administr... More...   $0 (10-09-2018 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. CHARLES E. LINDER, JR.







The date of the incident giving rise to this case was March 4, 2017. Linder was
arrested on March 31, 2017, and charged by a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury on April 18, 2017.
He remained in jail from the date of his arrest through the pendency of th... More...
   $0 (10-05-2018 - OH)

Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii v. Whole Foods Market, Inc.





Whole Foods Market, Inc.—an international grocery-store chain specializing in organic products—recently ran into trouble with several state and local consumer-protection agencies for weights-and-measures violations. On multiple occasions, Whole Foods admitted to mislabeling prepa... More...
   $0 (10-05-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Terry Johnson

New York, NY - Former Auditor Sentenced For Submitting Fraudulently Backdated Documents To The Securities And Exchange Commission




Terry Johnson, a former auditor and owner of a registered public accounting firm, was... More...
   $0 (10-03-2018 - NY)

Kristen Giovanni v. United States Department of the Navy





The Giovanni family and the Palmer family live in neighborhoods close to contaminated federal facilities that were owned and operated for decades by the United States Navy. The families filed separate suits in state court under the P... More...
   $0 (10-03-2018 - PA)

Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board

Plaintiff Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. (Bunzl), a multinational entity comprised of
numerous subsidiary corporations and limited liability companies (LLC), appeals from
the trial court’s judgment upholding defendant Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB)
determination that Bunzl owed $1,403,595 in taxes to the State of California for the
year 2005 under the Uniform Division of Income for Tax ... More...
   $0 (10-01-2018 - CA)

Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board

Plaintiff Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. (Bunzl), a multinational entity comprised of
numerous subsidiary corporations and limited liability companies (LLC), appeals from
the trial court’s judgment upholding defendant Franchise Tax Board’s (FTB)
determination that Bunzl owed $1,403,595 in taxes to the State of California for the
year 2005 under the Uniform Division of Income for Tax ... More...
   $0 (09-29-2018 - )

United States of America v. Kristiana P. Collins





Tulsa, OK - Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling from her Tulsa Employer

Kristiana P. Collins, 44, formerly of Tulsa, pleaded guilty on September 27, 2018 to wire fraud and to signing a false tax return.

In a plea hearing, Collins admitted to embezzling funds ... More...
   $0 (09-28-2018 - OK)

Alec Marsh v. J. Alexander's, L.L.C. District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in 1938 in response to a national concern that the price of American development was the exploitation of an entire class of low-income workers. President Roosevelt, who pushed for fair labor legislation, famously declared: “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide eno... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - AZ)

STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JEANNE ROEPER, a/k/a JEANNA ROEPER MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

Defendant is the mother of three children, including fifteen-year-old J.M. 15 (Son). Son had a history of behavioral problems and had been diagnosed with 16 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Defendant also cares for her 17 younger son, who is deaf and suffers from autism and Down syndrome. Along with 18 her own three children, Defendant also cares for her grandchild. 19 ... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - NM)

Harley-Davidson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board

Plaintiff Harley Davidson and its subsidiaries (Harley-Davidson) form a multistate
enterprise with numerous functionally integrated subsidiary corporations. It contends
that defendant California Franchise Tax Board's (Board) tax scheme violates the
commerce clause of the federal Constitution (U.S. Const., art. I, § 8, cl. 3), claiming that
it burdens interstate enterprises by provi... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - CA)

Donald Larry Martin v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

This case requires us to consider the boundaries of “payment based wholly on service as a member of a uniformed service” for the purposes of Social Security benefit calculations. We agree with the Social Security Administration’s interpretation, and affirm the district court’s decision.
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Donald Larry Martin appeals from the Social Security Administration (SSA)’s decision to reduce his mo... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - AL)

United States of America v. Cristyne Denise Gilleland Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Broken Arrow Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $2.75 Million

Cristyne Denise Gilleland, 41, of Broken Arrow, pleaded guilty on September 11, 2018 to wire fraud involving the embezzlement of more than $2.75 million from an Inola business and to signing a false tax return.

Gilleland admitted to embezzling the money from TJT Enterprises, LLC, and its owner, Tommy Thompso... More...
   $0 (09-11-2018 - OK)

STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JEANNE ROEPER, a/k/a JEANNA ROEPER

Defendant is the mother of three children, including fifteen-year-old J.M. 15 (Son). Son had a history of behavioral problems and had been diagnosed with 16 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Defendant also cares for her 17 younger son, who is deaf and suffers from autism and Down syndrome. Along with 18 her own three children, Defendant also cares for her grandchild. 19 ... More...   $0 (09-10-2018 - )

William Hatcher v. MDOW Insurance Company Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

William Hatcher appeals following an adverse jury verdict on his claim seeking
additional insurance benefits for smoke and fire damage at his home. He argues the
district court misinterpreted his insurance policy as an actual-cash-value policy rather
than a replacement-cost policy. In addition, he raises an evidentiary issue, arguing the
district court improperly prevented him from... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - AR)

Charter Advanced Services v. Nancy Lange District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Charter Communications is a provider of video, internet, and voice
communications services. This case arose when Charter underwent a corporate
reorganization in order to segregate its Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) services
from its regulated wholesale telecommunications services. As part of the
reorganization, Charter moved its VoIP accounts from “Charter Fiberlink” to a ne... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - MN)

Norman Bloom v. Aftermath Public Adjusters, Inc. Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

The parties agree that this case turns exclusively on whether Texas’s special tolling rule in Hughes v. Mahoney & Higgins, 821 S.W.2d 154, 157 (Tex. 1991)—which suspends the statute of limitations on legal malpractice claims until completion of the litigation from which they arise—extends to actions against public adjusters. The district court thought not and dismissed the
United States Court ... More...
   $0 (09-05-2018 - TX)

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc.

A large law firm agreed to represent a manufacturing company in a federal
qui tam action brought on behalf of a number of public entities. During the same
time period, the law firm represented one of these public entities in matters
unrelated to the qui tam suit. Both clients had executed engagement agreements
that purported to waive all such conflicts of interest, current or futur... More...
   $0 (09-02-2018 - CA)

MARILYN E. BATMAN, Trustee of the BATMAN REVOCABLE TRUST NO. 1, v. KENT A. DEUTSCH, d/b/a DEUTSCH OIL COMPANY v. ROBRO ROYALTY PARTNERS, LTD., a Texas Limited Partnership, and BITTER END ROYALTIES, LP,

On October 1, 1983, Helen Morrison conveyed to Ralph Stalcup an 80-acre tract of real property located in Stafford County. This property was subject to a 1967 oil and gas lease (the Morrison Lease) entitling the lessor to a one-eighth royalty. The original lessor had drilled an oil well on the property in 1970. In the general warranty deed conveying the property, Morrison reserved mineral rights t... More...   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Kevin R. Foster Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, OH - Entertainment Industry Business Manager Convicted of Defrauding Celebrity Clients, Bankruptcy Fraud and Tax Charges

A federal jury in Columbus, Ohio has convicted Kevin R. Foster, 42, of Montclair, NJ, of 16 charges related to a fraud scheme. He was found guilty of wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud, tax evasion and filing a false tax return, announced Principal... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - OH)

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