Art Buchwald's Estate Asks Judge To Revive Citibank Suit

Law360, Washington (July 29, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT) -- The son of late Washington Post columnist Art Buchwald asked a Washington federal judge Monday to allow him to amend his suit against Citibank NA, claiming the bank recklessly allowed Ponzi scheme-runner Kenneth Starr to open a home equity line of credit on Buchwald's property and should have investigated Starr's behavior.

Although U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins tossed Joel Buchwald's case in May, Buchwald claimed during Monday's motion hearing that the judge's decision was fundamentally flawed because he ruled the case was untimely. Buchwald maintained...
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