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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Criminal – Securities Fraud – Civil Enforcement – Fee Petition (access required)

In this civil enforcement action for securities fraud violations, a magistrate judge for the Charlottesville U.S. District Court recommends approval of all fees and expenses claimed in the receiver’s 23rd application, for an award to the receiver of the remaining ...

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Tort – FTCA – Prison Inmate – Multiple Attacks (access required)

A federal inmate who alleges he informed prison authorities that he had been attacked and was vulnerable to repeat attack by gang members has his claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act dismissed by a Roanoke U.S. District Court. Plaintiff ...

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Employment Discrimination – Race – Disparate Treatment – Security Guard (access required)

A private security company that disciplined plaintiff Caucasian male for an altercation with an African-American coworker by reassigning both employees, did not engage in race discrimination by assigning plaintiff to the lower-paying job, because plaintiff did not have the security ...

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Employment Discrimination – Title VII- Race – Army Civilian Employee (access required)

A civilian employee of the U.S. Army who served as an assistant sports director in Italy loses on summary judgment his Title VII suit alleging he, a “self-described ‘black’ man,” suffered discrimination and harassment from a white supervisor and a ...

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Labor – FLSA – Attorney’s Fees – Overtime Pay (access required)

A commercial real estate company that settled Fair Labor Standards Act overtime pay claims with seven former property accountants in the Norfolk office is ordered by the Norfolk U.S. District Court to pay $139,668 for plaintiffs’ attorney’s fees, but no ...

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Criminal – Mail Fraud – Conspiracy – Government Contract (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a former high-ranking CIA official’s motion to dismiss the bulk of the counts against him in a second superseding indictment (SSI) that charged defendant with wire and mail fraud, conflict of interest, money laundering, ...

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