Alleged EB-5 Fraudster Asks To Swap Attys In $350M SEC Suit

Law360, New York (March 30, 2017, 6:50 PM EDT) -- Jay Peak resort owner Ariel Quiros has asked to swap out his counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's $350 million EB-5 visa suit against him, requesting a Florida federal court allow León Cosgrove LLC and Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP to leave the action.

In the Wednesday filing, Quiros asked to replace the firms with Melissa D. Visconti of Damian & Valori LLP as his counsel.

“Defendant Ariel Quiros has terminated the undersigned law firms and instructed them to do no further work on his matters,” according to the motion.

The firms could not be reached for comment late...

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