Iran-Linked Tower's Owners Can't Stifle Evidence In Tax Suit

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday said the owners of a Manhattan office tower allegedly linked to Iran's government could not suppress evidence in a tax evasion suit on the eve of trial, finding the evidence was obtained legally and voluntarily.

District Judge Katherine B. Forrest of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied the Alavi Foundation’s bid to suppress a wide swath of evidence the FBI seized in 2008 from its offices at the 650 Fifth Ave. building for...
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Case Information

Case Title

In re: 650 Fifth Avenue and Related Properties

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Real Property: Other


Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

December 17, 2008

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