US Defends Iran Office Tower Forfeiture Suit

Law360, New York (September 05, 2013, 7:08 PM ET) -- The U.S. government on Thursday urged a federal judge not to throw out a lawsuit seeking the forfeiture of a Manhattan office tower allegedly linked to the government of Iran, arguing that it has not used dirty tricks to try to win the case.

Government lawyers asked U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest to allow them to take the case over the ownership of 650 Fifth Ave. to trial.

The government claims that the building’s owners, the Alavi Foundation, Assa Corp. and Assa Co. Ltd. had...
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Case Title

In re: 650 Fifth Avenue and Related Properties


Case Number

1:08-cv-10934

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Real Property: Other

Judge

Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

December 16, 2008

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