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28 May 2010, 7:33 am
Dentists, Dental Association Failed to Allege Fraud in RICO Claim Against InsurersThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Three dentists and the American Dental Association (ADA) failed to assert a plausible class-action RICO claim against five insurance companies that allegedly engaged in a scheme to defraud dentists by reducing payments for dental services through improper bundling, automatic downcoding, and the manipulation of dental… [read post]
23 Sep 2010, 1:40 pm
Tax Lien Bidding Scheme Would Not Be Civil RICO ViolationThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Tax lien purchasers in Cook County, Illinois, were not liable for RICO violations that competitors asserted after the defendants allegedly conspired to violate the county’s “single simultaneous bidder rule” (SSBR) in an effort to win a greater share of the tax liens that the county sold at an annual tax auction, the federal district… [read post]
23 Dec 2009, 10:23 am by John W. Arden
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide. [read post]
7 Dec 2009, 4:03 pm
" Here is more: The planned execution of Kenneth Biros, who was convicted of killing and dismembering Tammy Engstrom in 1991, will mark the first time a lethal single-drug dose of an anesthetic has ever been used on a death row inmate. [read post]
24 Aug 2010, 12:52 pm
Brokers, Insurers Did Not Constitute Hub-and-Spoke RICO EnterprisesThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Purchasers of commercial and employee-benefit insurance policies failed to sufficiently allege a series of “hub-and-spoke” RICO enterprises comprising brokers and insurers that allegedly conspired to participate in unlawful and deceptive “allocation” schemes to steer unwitting purchasers from the brokers to their insurance… [read post]
22 Jul 2010, 2:27 pm
$12 Million Damage Award Sustained in RICO Insurance Fraud SuitThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Health care providers could not receive post-trial relief from a jury verdict that found them liable for RICO violations, the federal district court in Philadelphia has ruled.The jury awarded complaining insurers more than $4 million in compensatory damages ($12.1 million after trebling) for participating in a racketeering scheme to… [read post]
24 Oct 2011, 8:31 am
Attorney, Wife Liable for RICO Fraudulent Insurance ClaimsThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Two insurance companies succeeded—and three failed—in their RICO claims against an attorney who had participated in a scheme to defraud the insurers by submitting false claims for automobile insurance, the federal district court in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has ruled. [read post]
29 Mar 2010, 8:45 am
Government Contractor May Have RICO Liability for Human TraffickingThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.RICO claims predicated on forced labor and human trafficking could proceed against defense contractor Kellogg, Brown, and Root (KBR), the federal district court in Houston has ruled. [read post]
27 Jan 2012, 3:58 pm
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.A federal district court erred in finding that two individuals had violated RICO by engaging in a scheme to embezzle millions of dollars from an equipment manufacturer through the fraudulent issuance and receipt of accounts payable checks, the U.S. [read post]
1 Mar 2010, 2:39 pm
Tobacco Companies, Justice Department Ask High Court to Review Civil RICO DecisionThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.In five separate petitions, six tobacco companies have asked the U.S. [read post]
29 Mar 2012, 4:30 pm
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.RICO claims predicated on wire fraud and forced labor could not proceed against a health care consortium that allegedly engaged in a scheme to obtain free labor and services from employees by cheating them out of their wages and overtime pay, the federal district court in Central Islip, New York, has ruled. [read post]
6 Sep 2012, 5:23 pm
This postisng was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.An artist could not pursue federal RICO claims against a sports art company and its owner, who allegedly (1) reproduced one of the artist’s drawings without permission; (2) deleted the artist’s numbering system and original signature; and (3) sold at least 349 unauthorized copies of the work, the federal district court in Atlanta has ruled. [read post]
26 Apr 2012, 4:40 pm
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The bookkeeper and chief financial officer (CFO) of an industrial machinery supplier violated RICO by participating in a fraudulent scheme to sell overpriced equipment to a flooring company, the federal district court in Abingdon, Virginia, has ruled. [read post]
19 Feb 2010, 2:06 pm
High Court Further Delineates RICO’s Causation RequirementThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The City of New York was not directly injured by an out-of-state vendor’s failure to file Jenkins Act reports with the tobacco tax administrator of New York State, the U.S. [read post]
10 Mar 2012, 7:39 pm
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.A federal district court improperly dismissed RICO claims that seven couples brought against an adoption agency and its principals, the U.S. [read post]
27 Jun 2012, 6:25 pm
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.An individual and three Ohio businesses could proceed with federal RICO and Ohio Corrupt Practices Act claims against an electric utility and its subsidiary (Duke Energy Corp. and Duke Energy International, Inc.), the U.S. [read post]
31 Mar 2011, 3:00 pm
Competition Can Serve Newspaper Industry, Public Interest: VarneyThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom.Christine A. [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 5:00 am by Steve McConnell
The article -- Engstrom, Run of the Mill Justice, 22 Georgetown J. [read post]