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Feds Say Firm Can't Intervene In Texas Ponzi Scheme Case

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 3:30 PM EDT) -- The government has asked a Texas federal court to remove a San Antonio law firm from a dispute over the assets of a businessman convicted of helping to run a Ponzi scheme, saying the firm has no direct claim over the property at issue in the case.

In a motion Wednesday, the government argued that although The Smeberg Law Firm PLLC has several "tangential" connections to the case, it has no direct claim on a property owned by Gary L. Cain, which the government has asked the court to prevent Cain from selling.

Rather, the motion argued, the Smeberg firm's only...

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Texas Western

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May 16, 2017

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