BNY Mellon, NYC Beat Class Action Over Tax Liens

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday threw out two suits, one a proposed class action alleging the City of New York, The Bank of New York Mellon and others violated the U.S. Constitution with the method the city used to assert tax liens and foreclose on properties.

Judge John Gleeson dismissed a pair of lawsuits alleging the city’s tax lien foreclosure process on a Staten Island property violated the Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and 14th amendments to the Constitution. Four K. Group Inc., which lost the...
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Case Title

Four K Group, Inc. v. NYCTL 2008-A Trust et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-02135

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

John Gleeson

Date Filed

May 1, 2012


Case Title

Four K. Group, Inc. v. Frankel et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-03172

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

John Gleeson

Date Filed

June 26, 2012

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