New York City

New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world—the New York metropolitan area.The city is referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part.A global power city,New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. The home of the United Nations Headquarters,New York is an important center for international diplomacyand has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world.
Posts about New York City
  • What is the New York City Civil Court?

    …. The $25,000.00 jurisdictional limit of the Supreme Court leaves most debt collection cases to be heard in other courts. Those courts can be divided into three categories: (1) Cases in which the defendant (the person being sued) lives New York City; (2) Cases in which the defendant lives in any other city that is NOT New York City; and (3…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 9 readers -
  • The Most Recent Celebrity Divorces

    … Johansson filed for divorce in New York City. The couple has a three-year-old daughter together. Although the couple did not announce their reason for the split, many believe that it is due to lifestyle differences. Divorce proceedings for this divorce are now finished. As of March 2017, Johansson wanted primary residential custody of her daughter…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 15 readers -
  • Hackers Hijack Banrisul Bank? Cyberhacking Post

    … is accurate, cyber thieves seized and control all the bank’s online operations for 5 to 6 hours. In essence, the criminals took over the bank. Experts say the hackers targeted a security flaw in the DNS (Domain Name System) registration system. This is the same type attack used previously when hackers redirected traffic from the New York Times…

    Due Diligence- 26 readers -
  • 21% of Lawyers Engage in Bill Padding! (Legal Malpractice Post)

    … much, however. Lawyers in big cities will soon price themselves out of a job. Layer on things like bill padding and the billing practices become illegal. Unless the fee agreement permits lawyers to round up to the nearest half hour, overcharging one’s time is legal malpractice, fraud and a breach of the lawyer’s fiduciary duty to the client…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • More Convictions in Venezuela Foreign Bribery Scheme

    … equipment and services to PDVSA. One of the purchasing managers for the Venezuelan state owned oil company was Alfonzo Gravina. Although a US citizen living in Houston, the FCPA still considers Gravina to be a foreign official. Prosecutors say Hernandez made and paid for a hotel reservation in New York City for Gravina. When he paid for the hotel…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Huge Win in Allied Home Mortgage Fraud Case

    … whistleblower complaint in May 2011. The case was first filed in Boston, Massachusetts but the case was later transferred to the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. In recent years, many of the major financial fraud cases have been prosecuted in New York City. The case was originally filed on behalf of a whistleblower, Peter Belli who…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Who is Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn?

    … By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: Three scenarios might have led you this article: You have just been notified by your bank that your account has been frozen because there is a debt collection judgment against you. You call the bank to find out what’s going on and are told to speak some law-firm called Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 26 readers -
  • Platinum Partners' Hedge Fund Files for Bankruptcy

    … that the fund’s “nerve center” was in the Cayman Islands despite the fact that Mark Nordlicht, the firm’s investment director, was located in New York City. Concurrent with two Cayman Islands liquidators working to unwind the fund, the SEC and DOJ have been investigating hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid bills by the hedge fund mainly…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 13 readers -
  • Indian Health Service – Whistleblower Award Post

    … For tens of millions of Americans, October 10th, 2016 is simply a day off from work or school. Banks and the federal government call the day “Columbus Day.” In New York City, the day is celebrated by Italians as a sort of national heritage day. Few know, however, that Columbus Day is also Indigenous Peoples’ Day. You know, the Native Americans…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • Celebrity Bankruptcy: Where Are They Now?

    … is an infertility clinic. Abby Lee Miller Abby Lee Miller filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2010 but was indicted for failing to disclose income from the reality show in her bankruptcy schedules to the tune of over $700K. Ms. Miller has now pled guilty to not only bankruptcy fraud but also to smuggling $10K of Australian money back into the United States…

    Bond and Botes- 29 readers -
  • Aids Clinic Kickback Scheme Leads to Jail – Medicare Fraud

    …. taxpayers that could have been used to pay for legitimate Medicare expenses.” Medicare Fraud and Whistleblower Awards Medicare fraud has reached epidemic levels in the United States. It not only costs taxpayers their hard earned money, it also depletes funds to help those people truly in need of healthcare. Most Medicare fraud cases come to light because…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Drug Rehab Faces Massive Whistleblower Lawsuit

    … The U.S. Department of Justice intervened in a massive whistleblower lawsuit against Narco Freedom. A non-profit company, Narco Freedom operated 21 outpatient rehabilitation facilities in New York City. The company and some of its executives face criminal and civil fraud charges. The civil whistleblower claim was brought by six former employees…

    Due Diligence- 22 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards for Reporting Charity Fraudsters

    … One of my favorite newspapers is the New York Post. It doesn’t matter who you are, if you are stealing you aren’t safe from the eagle eyes and sharp pencils of the Post. Hardly a day goes by without another expose of a politician or charity bigwig with his or her hand in the public till. Earlier this year, the Post carried a story about the head…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
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