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IT CEO accused of mistreating housekeeper
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) - The founder of an IT company has been accused of forcing a housekeeper to sleep in the garage with her dogs, work 15-hour days and sometimes go without food. The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/2caW1LO ) says the U.S. Labor Department filed a complaint late ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Orange County California English-language films Mission San Juan Capistrano Santa Ana California Pleading Legal terms Cause of action Woman
Embattled Chicago cop: 'These are families, and I'm here to protect them'
With his career on the line, embattled former Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans took his case to the public on Thursday, saying he can no longer quietly allow the agency that investigates the most series police misconduct allegations, among others, to "malign" him. Surrounded by supporters at a...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Commander Pleading Cause of action Allegation Criminal law Legal terms Police brutality Crime
Fraud lawsuit against Bronx Dems won’t halt election
Fraud allegations won’t stop the Democratic Party primaries from rolling on in the Bronx — at least for now.
52 points by Daily News | Pleading Plaintiff Cause of action Elections Allegation Jurisdiction Candidate Legal terms
Le Cirque's new general manager came with a side of harassment
Sexual harassment is on the extremely expensive menu at Le Cirque, a shocking new lawsuit says.
2 points by Daily News | Pleading Plaintiff Complaint Restaurant Cause of action Service of process Sexual intercourse Supreme Court of the United States
Rabbi & Orthodox Jew arrested for 'chilling plot' to kidnap & murder man whose wife wanted divorce
A rabbi and another Orthodox Jewish man have been arrested in New York for an alleged plot to kidnap and murder a man whose wife wanted to divorce him, according to federal officials. Read Full Article at RT.com
239 points by Russia Today | Orthodox Judaism Judaism Crimes Murder Pleading Allegation Cause of action Marriage
Ex-appointees sue Macomb County clerk over firings
Two former appointees of Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger filed a civil rights and whistle-blower suit Friday        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Pleading Whistleblower Local government in the United States Plaintiff First Amendment to the United States Constitution Computer Complaint Cause of action
Woman swindles more than $1M from N.Y. movie producer: suit
A real-life femme fatale bilked a film producer out of more than $1 million in a lonely-hearts scam straight out of a B-movie noir.
114 points by Daily News | Pleading Allegation Film Film producer Executive producer Filmmaking Cause of action National Film Registry
Court hearing on SpeedVegas set for April 6
A hearing has been set for April 6 in Clark County District Court to consider an emergency motion to close the SpeedVegas track south of Las Vegas where customers pay to drive or ride in cars that go more than 150 mph on a 1½-mile course.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pleading Service of process Civil procedure Driving Plaintiff Cause of action Judge Dispute resolution
Three more firefighters say they were hazed by FDNY members
Three more FDNY firefighters have stepped forward to claim they were hazed and humiliated by fellow smoke-eaters, The Post has learned. The individuals contacted attorneys in the wake of a series of Post reports on a rookie firefighter who charges he was sexually assaulted and tormented at his midtown firehouse, and another who says he...
820 points by New York Post | Pleading Bullying Abuse Discrimination Racism Allegation Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Cause of action
Charged: Navy commander in bribery scandal
The Justice Department announced Thursday that it was charging a Navy commander in a bribery scandal that has engulfed 17 Navy personnel, including a one-star Navy admiral.
255 points by CNN | English-language films Pleading Admiral Navy Cause of action United States Navy Royal Navy Organized crime
Ticketmaster Accused of Hacking Rival Firm’s Database
A few years ago Ticketmaster, the dominant player in concert ticket sales, faced a threat from a handful of startup companies. One of them was CrowdSurge, which focused on allowing artists and bands to sell directly to their fans. According to an amended complaint filed Wednesday in federal court, Ticketmaster hired one of CrowdSurge’s top... Read more »
44 points by Variety | Pleading Live Nation Entertainment Cause of action Allegation
Lawsuit: MSU coach defended Nassar’s treatment
Woman is the third alleged victim to come forward accusing former MSU coach of being aware of alleged sexual abuse        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Pleading Allegation Cause of action Gymnastics Michigan State University Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics Child pornography Child sexual abuse
3rd allegation emerges against ex-MSU gymnastics coach
Former MSU women's gymnastics coach Kathie Klages told the mother of a current gymnast in December that the child pornography the FBI said it found on Larry Nassar's computers and hard drives may have been planted, an attorney confirme        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Pleading Police Federal Bureau of Investigation Human sexual behavior Michigan State University Allegation Sexual intercourse Cause of action
MSU’s head gymnastics coach resigns amid scandal
Kathie Klages’ resignation comes amid a lawsuit accusing her of downplaying complaints against Dr. Larry Nasser        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Pleading Human sexual behavior Plaintiff Sexual intercourse Rape Complaint Service of process Cause of action
MSU’s head gymnastics coach retires amid scandal
Kathie Klages’ retirement comes amid a lawsuit accusing her of downplaying complaints against Dr. Larry Nasser        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Pleading Plaintiff Cause of action Complaint Michigan State University Human sexual behavior Service of process Sexual intercourse
Woman who livestreamed rape of teen gets 9 months in jail
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio woman accused of livestreaming images of a man raping a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Nineteen-year-old Marina Lonina was sentenced Monday in Columbus after pleading guilty to one count of obstructing justice under a deal with prosecutors. She initially faced other charges, including rape and...
43 points by New York Post | Columbus Ohio Rape Lawyer Plea Allegation Pleading Cause of action Sexual intercourse
Judge orders CCSD to disclose more details in records regarding Trustee Kevin Child
A judge on Tuesday ordered the Clark County School District to disclose more information from redacted records that pertain to alleged inappropriate behavior of Trustee Kevin Child.
44 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pleading Cause of action
Ohio woman who livestreamed teen’s rape gets 9 months in prison
Marina Lonina was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of obstructing justice under a deal with prosecutors.
882 points by Daily News | Columbus Ohio Rape Lawyer Plea Allegation Pleading Cause of action Sexual intercourse
CCSD records raise further questions in probe of Trustee Kevin Child
Records released by the Clark County School District on Wednesday portray Kevin Child as an arrogant and intimidating trustee, but the 23 heavily redacted pages raise even more questions about the scope of Child’s actions — and when officials first knew his behavior in schools was a problem.
10 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pleading Las Vegas metropolitan area Cause of action Police Allegation Las Vegas Sun Las Vegas Review-Journal Trustee
Psychology board investigating murder suspect Gregory ‘Brent’ Dennis
The head of the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners said Tuesday the agency is investigating the actions of Boulder City psychologist Gregory “Brent” Dennis, who is accused of killing his wife.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Psychology Drug addiction Pleading Nevada Legal terms Cause of action Las Vegas Nevada Executive director
Authorities sue company for allegedly scamming 9/11 responders, NFL concussion victims
New York and federal authorities sued a company Tuesday that they say scammed sick 9/11 responders and NFL players who are receiving payouts for concussion-related injuries.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pleading Finance U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Cause of action Allegation Funding Hedge fund Legal terms
Are you being ripped off on Internet speeds? Lawsuit says yes
The fine print of Charter Communications’ high-speed Internet service says a “small percent of customers will receive lower than advertised speeds.” One attorney general says the problem is actually widespread — “a consistent story of bad performance and a long-term business plan built on deceit."...
2949 points by Los Angeles Times | Time Warner Cable Internet Time Warner Pleading NFL Network Broadband Internet access Comcast Cause of action
Ex-Warren student sues over sexual assault probe
The student alleges the district failed to notify her of her rights or conduct a Title IX investigation        
2 points by Detroit Free Press | Pleading High school Human sexual behavior Federal Bureau of Investigation Sexual intercourse Cause of action Allegation Warren Consolidated Schools
79-year-old doctor on trial in $200M health fraud scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - To prosecutors, Bernard Greenspan saw dollar signs when a blood-testing lab company came to his office seeking referrals several years ago, and he reaped a $200,000 windfall in illegal bribes. Greenspan's attorney tells a different story, of an "old-school, solo family practitioner" still practicing while pushing ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Federal government of the United States Political corruption Bribery Pleading Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Department of Justice New Jersey Cause of action
Eric Garner’s pregnant daughter allegedly beaten by boyfriend
The pregnant daughter of Eric Garner posted tweets alleging a boyfriend choked her, punched her in the face.
638 points by Daily News | Twitter Crime Pleading New York City Family Staten Island Cause of action Manhattan
BuzzFeed sued for Trump dossier story by Russian tech firm
A Russian tech firm has filed a defamation suit against BuzzFeed News.
21 points by Daily News | Publishing Pleading Russia President of the United States Publication Allegation Mass media Cause of action
Steve Mnuchin Faces Fraud Claim Related to Relativity Media
Steve Mnuchin may be headed for U.S. Senate approval as America’s next treasury secretary, but he’s getting a big thumbs down from a film lending company that alleges in a lawsuit that the Wall Street and Hollywood financier helped cheat it out of more than $80 million. In a legal filing late Thursday, RKA Film... Read more »
1067 points by Variety | Pleading Plaintiff Debt Cause of action United States Senate Film Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Service of process
Troubled VA center's director gets new post while under investigation
The move follows months of employee complaints, including to Trump VA nominee David Shulkin.       
10513 points by USA Today | Pleading United States Senate United States Department of Veterans Affairs President of the United States Allegation Cause of action Advice and consent Donald Trump
Hazing cost me my eye: Student’s $8.3M lawsuit
A Linfield College student who claims he lost his eye in a hazing incident has filed an $8.3 million lawsuit against his school and the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Kellen Johansen claims he participated in a hazing ritual last February in which he was pressured to drink alcohol while underage and run naked through campus,...
215 points by New York Post | Fraternities and sororities Allegation Pleading Misdemeanor North-American Interfraternity Conference University The Incident Cause of action
Man suing noisy neighbor for screaming profanities in NYC co-op
A noisy downstairs neighbor has been an ongoing nuisance to a newcomer in a West Village co-op.
20 points by Daily News | Pleading Cause of action Legal terms Allegation
Chicago man arrested after Glencoe bank robbery
A Chicago man has been arrested following a weekend bank robbery in Glencoe after being found with more than $30,000 at his home, according to the FBI.Glencoe detectives, working jointly with the Chicago office of the FBI, arrested Michael Rivers, 23, of the 8700 block of S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago,...
17 points by Chicago Tribune | Federal Bureau of Investigation Bank robbery Police Pleading Law enforcement agency Cause of action United States United States Department of Justice
Young girl fondled by Rice University piano teacher, police say
A longtime Rice University piano instructor is in jail after police alleged he fondled a young girl who came to his home for a piano lesson, which he denied. Daiusz Pawlas, 50, has been charged with indecency with a child. The student's mother told police she stepped out of the room to make a phone call during her young daughter's piano lesson at his west Houston home, according to the criminal complaint filed this week. He had taught the girl for about three years.
22 points by The Houston Chronicle | Pleading Cause of action Teacher Pedagogy Legal terms Allegation IPod Touch Education
Ex-Valeant and Philidor execs arrested on suspicion of fraud and conspiracy
Federal prosecutors have arrested former executives of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and a defunct mail-order pharmacy it helped establish, charging them with running a high-stakes fraud-and-kickback scheme that bilked the company and its shareholders out of millions of dollars. Thursday's...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Pleading Companies based in Aliso Viejo California Ribavirin Cause of action
Johnny Manziel’s domestic violence charges dismissed by Dallas judge
Domestic violence chargers against troubled former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny were dismissed on Thursday.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Jury Cleveland Browns Pleading Indictment Grand jury Complaint Cause of action Heisman Trophy
Witness: Woman claimed she couldn't fight off Cleaves
Testimony continues Wednesday in the preliminary hearing for former MSU basketball player Mateen Cleaves        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Pleading Rape Sexual assault Sexual intercourse Cause of action Human sexual behavior Police Genesee County Michigan
OneWest Bank shut out nonwhite borrowers, advocates say
Two California advocacy groups have asked federal housing regulators to investigate Pasadena’s OneWest Bank over allegations that it discriminated against or failed to serve minority communities. The allegations lodged with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development build on a multitude of...
1021 points by Los Angeles Times | Bank regulation Pleading Mortgage loan Loan Bank run Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Cause of action Debt
Woman claimed she couldn't fight off Cleaves
Testimony continues Wednesday in the preliminary hearing for former MSU basketball player Mateen Cleaves        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Rape Pleading Allegation Cause of action Sexual intercourse Mateen Cleaves Genesee County Michigan Informed consent
NYPD lieutenant repeatedly harassed fellow female cop: lawsuit
The lieutenant was one of several department employees who routinely humiliated a female officer, a new Manhattan federal lawsuit alleges.
248 points by Daily News | Pleading Cause of action Allegation
Woman accused of smuggling aliens over border
Iram Jafri was named in a 33-page criminal complaint, accusing her of creating and soliciting fraudulent documents        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Immigration to the United States Pleading United States magistrate judge Cause of action U.S. state Smuggling President of the United States
Second vic claims Michael Jackson operated child sex syndicate
A second alleged victim is ramping up his claim Michael Jackson operated the most elaborate child sex syndicate "the world has known."
542 points by Daily News | Child sexual abuse Michael Jackson Pleading Rape Sexual abuse Cause of action Child abuse The Jackson 5
Judge gives man who stole former NSA chief’s identity a break
A man who admitted to using the personal information of a top U.S. security official to steal their tax refund was sentenced to 54 months in prison.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Credit card Cheque Credit history Tax refund Crime Pleading Director of the National Security Agency Cause of action
Cop accused of groping rape victim faces another legal battle
An ex-Special Victims cop accused of groping a rape victim told a West African-born suspect “you have no rights in your country."
213 points by Daily News | Pleading Allegation Cause of action Rape Legal terms English-language films Lawsuit Bail
NYU students claim defunct Tisch Asia was a rip-off in suit
The campus is world class — the education, not so much. Three New York University students claim they got ripped off for hundreds of thousands of dollars attending the school’s now defunct offshoot, Tisch Asia, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. The trio, including two Master’s degree graduates, plunked down at least $100,000 each in...
159 points by New York Post | Pleading New York University New York City Cause of action Allegation Education Oliver Stone Tisch School of the Arts
Ahmad Khan Rahami’s family claimed anti-Muslim harassment
"I don't know why, but I got a sense that he hated America," a customer recalled.
427 points by Daily News | Pleading Service of process Plaintiff Summons Lawsuit Cause of action Police Crime
CCTV footage shows Florida cop’s ‘over aggression’ towards black woman he accused of battery (VIDEO)
The case of a Florida woman charged with battery of a law enforcement officer has been dropped after video footage shown in court revealed “over aggression” from the officer during the alleged incident. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Pleading Aggression Allegation State's Attorney Cause of action Pickup truck Sheriff Driver's license
Pediatrician who let man impersonate doctor reaches settlement with state medical board
A pediatrician accused of allowing a man under her supervision to impersonate a doctor and looking the other way as he treated hundreds of patients has reached a settlement agreement with the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners and will face no disciplinary action.
16 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pleading Medicine Cause of action Plaintiff Service of process Legal terms Complaint
Accused threat-maker against female cop ‘devastated’ by charges

98 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Donald Trump Pleading Cause of action Police Allegation Ivana Trump Fred Trump Complaint