Art Buchwald's Estate Sues Citibank For Negligence

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2013, 7:28 PM EST) -- Citibank NA has been sued for negligence by the son of Art Buchwald for allegedly allowing Kenneth Starr, who was later convicted of running a $35 million Ponzi scheme, to open a home equity line of credit on the late Washington Post columnist’s property and secure unauthorized advances on the loan.

Joel Buchwald, who is the executor of his father's estate, filed suit Jan. 7 in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, raising allegations that Citibank allowed noted celebrity fraudster Kenneth Starr and his...
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