Fla. Men Fight For Assets In Ukraine Money Laundering Case

By Victoria McKenzie (August 27, 2021, 4:44 PM EDT) -- Two Florida men under investigation for their alleged part in a multibillion-dollar international money laundering scheme said there's no law that kills their claim to a Kentucky skyscraper simply because the property has already been sold for cash.

In their request for oral argument Thursday, Optima Ventures stakeholders Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber insisted that their Article III standing has not been altered by the building's sale and that, if anything, the court should allow them to file an amended claim. The U.S. moved to seize the skyscraper last year amid an ongoing investigation into Optima shareholders for allegedly funneling billions...

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