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Lawyer mismanaged assets, is convicted of embezzlement (access required)

A Falls Church lawyer has been convicted of embezzlement after being ordered to reimburse more than $275,000 in excess fees she charged for management of an elderly couple’s assets, according the Virginia State Bar and court records. A 2009 report ...

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No Veil-Piercing for Stock Trading Fraud (access required)

In the Securities and Exchange Commission’s complaint that defendants’ “Teach Me to Trade” training programs carried out a scheme to dupe inexperienced investors into buying seminar packages and trading stocks, the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses the SEC’s claim for ...

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Title VII Suit OK After § 1983 Claim (access required)

A female firefighter’s Title VII claim for hostile environment and employment discrimination by the county fire department is not barred by res judicata just because the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismissed plaintiff’s earlier suit alleging sexual harassment and employment discrimination; ...

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Six-Year Limitations Bars Challenge to Regs (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff corporation’s challenge to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s adoption in 2004 of two federal regulations the corporation says have hindered its ability to obtain and present relevant evidence in the course of ...

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Eight-figure fraud verdict returned in Bonn bonds case – $96,400,000 Verdict (access required)

An Alexandria federal jury returned a verdict on Oct. 27, 2011 of $96,400,000 in favor of Honua Investment Management, Inc. and its bondholders who were defrauded by Man Ki Kim, a McLean businessman. The case was tried over a period ...

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