Shook Hardy Accused Of Aiding $930M Ponzi Scheme

Law360, Miami (February 1, 2013, 8:52 PM EST) -- The bankruptcy trustee for imprisoned Ponzi schemer and ex-University of Miami booster Nevin Shapiro's former company has sued Shapiro's childhood friend Marc Levinson and his firm Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, alleging they helped Shapiro keep his $930 million scheme alive.

In a suit removed to Florida federal court earlier this month, Joel L. Tabas, the trustee for Shapiro's former company Capitol Investments USA Inc., accuses Levinson and Shook Hardy of not only failing to stop the fraud, but also advising Shapiro to pursue additional loans...
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Case Title

Tabas v. Shook Hardy and Bacon LLP et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-20080

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Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Kathleen M. Williams

Date Filed

January 9, 2013

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