Cozen Roped Into $900M Poker Fraud Class Action

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Two poker players on Monday included Cozen O'Connor in a $900 million putative class action against Full Tilt Poker, claiming the law firm accepted millions of dollars in legal fees from the indicted online card room despite knowing the funds came directly from customer accounts.

The plaintiffs say Cozen "had knowledge or reason to know of the illegal scheme" perpetrated by Full Tilt, in which the gaming company allegedly funneled user deposits directly to its managers.

"Cozen had reason to know that the amounts [received] from...
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