Justice Department Announces Charges and New Arrest in Connection with Assassination Plot Directed from Iran
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by U.S. Department of Justice
2d ago
Members of Eastern European Organized Crime Group Allegedly Plotted to Murder a U.S. Citizen of Iranian Origin in New York City Who Has Publicly Opposed the Iranian Government A federal court in New York today unsealed murder-for-hire and money laundering charges against three members of an Eastern European criminal organization for plotting the murder of a U.S. citizen who has been targeted by the Government of Iran for speaking out against the regime’s human rights abuses. According to court documents, Rafat Amirov, aka Farkhaddin Mirzoev, aka Pᴎᴍ, aka Rome, 43, of Iran; Polad Omarov, aka A ..read more
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New York Woman Sentenced for $9.2 Million COVID-19 Relief Fraud
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by U.S. Department of Justice
2d ago
A New York woman was sentenced today to 45 months in prison for her role in the submission of fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $9.2 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Sherry Joseph, 34, of New York, New York, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of Florida to conspiracy to commit wire fraud on Nov. 10, 2022. According to court documents, Joseph recruited multiple individuals to apply for fraudulent PPP loans in exchange for kickbacks ..read more
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Duane Morris Appoints Meagen E. Leary to Executive Committee and Wendy M. Simkulak as Co-Chair of Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice Group
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2d ago
PHILADELPHIA, PA—Duane Morris LLP has appointed San Francisco partner Meagen E. Leary to the firm’s eight-member Executive Committee. Leary will also continue in her role as co-chair of the Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice Group. Joining Leary as co-chair of the group is Philadelphia partner Wendy M. Simkulak who succeeds Philadelphia partner James J. Holman. Holman will continue practicing as a partner in the group. Leary maintains a national creditors’ rights, commercial real estate finance and bankruptcy practice. Her clients include institutional lenders, CMBS s ..read more
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Attorney Mike McIntyre Formally Presented with the NC State Bar’s Highest Honor
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2d ago
RALEIGH, NC—In February 2021, the North Carolina State Bar awarded attorney Mike McIntyre with its highest honor for demonstrating exemplary service to the legal profession, the John B. McMillian Distinguished Service Award. A formal presentation of the award was delayed because of the pandemic. Just recently, on December 9, 2022, State Bar President Marci Armstrong and Josh Malcolm, the 16B Judicial District State Bar Councilor, delivered the award in person at Lumberton’s Pine Crest Country Club in Robeson County, Mike’s home county. The State Bar made the presentation during the annual Buck ..read more
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Leading Environmental Lawyer Paul R. McIntyre Returns to Greenberg Traurig in Philadelphia
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PHILADELPHIA, PA—Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP recently welcomed back Paul R. McIntyre to its Environmental Practice in the firm’s Philadelphia office. McIntyre returns to Greenberg Traurig after nearly 10 years, along with Michael P. Canavan, who will join the firm as of counsel. They both join from Post & Schell, P.C., where McIntyre served as both a principal and chair of that firm’s environmental practice, and Canavan played a leading role in the growth of the group. McIntyre focuses his practice on environmental counseling and due diligence for real estate and corporate trans ..read more
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Ryan W. Jaziri to Present at the 2023 MMA Annual Meeting and Tradeshow
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2d ago
BOSTON, MA—Morgan, Brown & Joy partner Ryan W. Jaziri will moderate the panel, “The Latest in Labor Law,” as part of the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s (MMA) Annual Meeting and Tradeshow on January 20, 2023. Jaziri will lead a discussion about the most recent trends and evolutions in Massachusetts employment and labor law, including significant court cases, legislation on workplace safety, civil service, collective bargaining, pensions, and more. Jaziri represents employers in labor and employment matters locally and nationally across various industries, including higher education ..read more
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McManis Faulkner Adds Isaac D’Amore Nieblas as Associate
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2d ago
SAN JOSE, CA—McManis Faulkner announces the addition of Isaac D’Amore Nieblas as an associate. Nieblas represents clients in a wide range of civil litigation and family law matters. He is also an experienced investigator who has conducted client and eyewitness interviews in support of the firm’s cases. A former McManis Faulker law clerk, Nieblas contributed substantially to pleadings, motions, discovery motions, and motions for summary judgment in several matters. Outside of his legal practice, Nieblas works with political refugees and human trafficking victims at the Centro de Ayuda Legal Par ..read more
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Justice Department Files Pay Equity Lawsuit Challenging Compensation Discrimination by Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs
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by U.S. Department of Justice
4d ago
The Justice Department filed a complaint today against the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs (WDMA) alleging that the WDMA discriminated on the basis of sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, when it offered a woman a lower salary than similarly or less qualified men for the same job. Title VII is a federal statute that prohibits compensation discrimination and other forms of employment discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin and religion. “It is a violation of federal law for employers to offer a qualified woman less pay simply because o ..read more
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U.S. Department of Justice Disrupts Hive Ransomware Variant
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by U.S. Department of Justice
4d ago
FBI Covertly Infiltrated Hive Network, Thwarting Over $130 Million in Ransom Demands The Justice Department announced today its months-long disruption campaign against the Hive ransomware group that has targeted more than 1,500 victims in over 80 countries around the world, including hospitals, school districts, financial firms, and critical infrastructure. Since late July 2022, the FBI has penetrated Hive’s computer networks, captured its decryption keys, and offered them to victims worldwide, preventing victims from having to pay $130 million in ransom demanded. Since infiltrating Hive’s ne ..read more
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Norris McLaughlin Welcomes Mariya Gonor to Bridgewater Office
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4d ago
BRIDGEWATER, NJ—The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is pleased to welcome Mariya Gonor as a member of the firm’s Bridgewater, New Jersey office. Gonor joins the firm’s Labor & Employment and Litigation groups.\ Gonor concentrates her practice in the areas of labor and employment, and litigation, regularly working with clients on employment issues and directing individuals and businesses on commercial litigation matters. She provides strategic counsel to clients regarding NJLAD, Wage and Hour Law, CEPA, New York Human Rights Law, and Federal Law and has conducted corporate investigation ..read more
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