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…

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  • Hackers Hijack Banrisul Bank? Cyberhacking Post

    …. Wired has not named the bank but media and Wikipedia reports it is Banrisul Bank. Banrisul is the largest bank in Southern Brazil. It has 473 branches in Brazil as well as branches in New York City and Grand Cayman. Banrisul’s nexus with the United States means that whistleblowers within the bank may be eligible for rewards for information about…

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  • 21% of Lawyers Engage in Bill Padding! (Legal Malpractice Post)

    … increased 10% in 2015.(2016 data is not yet available.) That means the lender liability lawyer that cost $600 in the January of 2015 now costs $660 per hour. The average partner rate in New York City is now $779 per hour! Lawyers can certainly charge what the market will bear. Increasing billing rates and simultaneously bill padding is simply too…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Who is Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn?

    … J. Nahoum defends consumers in debt collection cases throughout the Tristate area including New Jersey. The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C (845) 232-0202 The post Who is Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Flynn? appeared first on The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum. …

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Celebrity Bankruptcy: Where Are They Now?

    … and not declaring same. By working out a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Ms. Miller hopes to reduce her sentence for the crimes to six months. Her sentencing on the bankruptcy fraud conviction is scheduled for October, 2016. Curtis Jackson III aka 50 Cent After a jury in New York City found 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson III, liable to the tune…

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  • Aids Clinic Kickback Scheme Leads to Jail – Medicare Fraud

    … The former operator of several HIV/AIDS clinics in New York City was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for his role in a $12 million Medicare Fraud scheme. George Juvier previously pleaded guilty to one count of felony conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and was sentenced last week. In addition to the over five years in prison he must…

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  • 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…

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  • Whistleblower Awards for Reporting Charity Fraudsters

    …. It is a nonprofit foundation that operates a “meals on wheels” program for New York City seniors. Many seniors are homebound and can’t get out to cook or shop. Helping seniors remain home and out of nursing homes is certainly a worthwhile goal. Bringing food to these folks helps them retain their independence and is far less costly than a nursing home stay…

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