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Judge Denies Asset Freeze In Funeral Fraud Suit

Law360 (March 23, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Missouri on Wednesday denied a bid to freeze the assets of individuals and related entities allegedly responsible for an insurance fraud over pre-need funeral contracts that cost consumers and funeral homes $600 million.

Judge E. Richard Webber of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri denied a preliminary injunction motion targeting members of the Cassity family — owners of St. Louis-based National Prearranged Services Inc. — and others because he said the plaintiffs failed to show irreparable harm....
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Case Information

Case Title

Jo Ann Howard and Associates, P.C. et al v. Cassity et al

Case Number



Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


E. Richard Webber

Date Filed

August 6, 2009

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