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11th Circ. Snubs Fla. Tribe’s RICO Suit Against Leaders

Law360, New York (December 23, 2015, 10:50 PM EST) -- A Florida tribe’s allegations that its former leaders and attorneys fleeced the tribe of $26 million through huge cash withdrawals and a legal-billing racket was shot down again Wednesday by the Eleventh Circuit, which cited a failure to substantiate allegations or address every reason  for dismissal.

A three-judge panel said a South Florida district judge was right to dismiss the case brought by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida alleging three former executives, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC and the several of the tribe’s attorneys...
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Case Information

Case Title

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of v. Billy Cypress, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3470 RICO Act

Date Filed

May 14, 2014

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