Investor's $3M Racketeering Suit Against Atty Booted

Law360, Philadelphia (February 15, 2013, 10:14 PM ET) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge dismissed a Ukrainian investor’s $3 million racketeering suit Friday after ruling that the case, which accuses an Israeli attorney and businessman of reaping secret profits on coal- and steel-related deals for which he served as an adviser, would be more properly heard in Israel.

U.S. District Court Judge Joy Flowers Conti accepted a magistrate judge’s December report and recommendation granting a motion by defendant Akiva Sapir, an Israeli businessman who allegedly defrauded the plaintiff out of millions of dollars, seeking to the...
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Case Title

KISANO TRADE & INVEST LIMITED et al v. LEMSTER et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00852

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

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Joy Flowers Conti

Date Filed

June 28, 2011

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