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Ukraine invasion sends shock waves to Miami, NY real estate

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has set the stage for global economic turmoil and sanctions whose impacts...

Ukraine invasion sends shock waves to Miami, NY real estate
An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle
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An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle

Like most alleged Ponzi schemes, a Miami-based troika’s plan to tap South American investors to fund their real estate projects started off with non-criminal, ambitious intentions. Ernesto Weisson, a Coconut Grove businessman and architect...

An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle
The three men were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud, and conspiracy to commit money laundering. (iStock)
Miami

Trio charged with defrauding real estate investors out of $155M

Federal prosecutors in New York criminally charged a trio from a Miami-based company with allegedly scamming investors out of...

Trio charged with defrauding real estate investors out of $155M
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National

Prosecutor pushes for more LLC transparency

A month after a federal law required more transparency on real estate transactions, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance wants it expanded. Vance is requesting the Treasury Department mandate more reporting from special purpose entities...

Prosecutor pushes for more LLC transparency

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