Pot Co. Sues Law Firm Over Alleged Fraudulent Loan Scheme

By Katryna Perera (September 15, 2021, 6:31 PM EDT) -- An Ohio marijuana cultivator has lodged a suit in New York federal court against law firm CKR Law LLP and two other corporations over claims that they have been running an ongoing, national scam to defraud victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by requiring them to pay advance fees as a part of a fraudulent loan scheme.

The complaint, filed in New York federal court on Tuesday, states that CKR Law, Monster Capital Corp. and Safar Trading LLC have conspired a plan to defraud Gem City Management Inc. and other victims "based upon promises of a return of millions,...

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