Ecuadorean Group Denied Intervention In Chevron Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 6:57 PM EST) -- The New York federal judge hearing Chevron Corp.'s racketeering suit over a $19.2 billion pollution judgment for a group of indigenous Ecuadoreans on Monday rejected a bid by another indigenous group to intervene over worries that their interests were not being represented.

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan denied a motion by members of the Huaoroni people — who sought to intervene over concerns they would not receive their share of the disputed judgment money — after determining that the motion was untimely and, even if it...
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