Fortress Says Ruskin Moscou Helped Dreier's Misdeeds

Law360, New York (May 2, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Fortress Investment Group LLC on Wednesday asked a New York state appeals court to keep alive allegations that Ruskin Moscou Faltischek PC's faulty work helped fraudster Marc Dreier steal $50 million from the investment management firm.

Fortress has alleged that Ruskin Moscou helped perpetuate Dreier's now-notorious Ponzi scheme by inking what turned out to be sham opinion letters that vouched for real estate mogul Sheldon Solow's company. Ruskin Moscou indicated that it represented Solow, but it didn't, Fortress says. Dreier had actually forged the purported Solow...
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