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An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle
Miami Issue

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
Rotem Rosen and Alex Sapir with 260 Madison Avenue (Getty, The Sapir Organization)
National

Dismissed: Alex Sapir’s $100M lawsuit against Rotem Rosen

A federal judge dismissed a $100 million lawsuit that Alex Sapir filed against his former real estate business partner...

Dismissed: Alex Sapir’s $100M lawsuit against Rotem Rosen
Champlain Towers South (Getty)
Miami

Champlain Towers South insurers gear up for legal claims

UPDATED July 5, 7:50 p.m.: As lawsuits mount against the Champlain Towers South condominium association, the building’s and unit...

Champlain Towers South insurers gear up for legal claims
Texas courts ignore federal ban on evictions
National

Texas courts ignore federal ban on evictions

Texas courts are ignoring a federal ban on evictions and allowing landlords to remove tenants who are behind on...

Texas courts ignore federal ban on evictions
Rex CEO Jack Ryan and Zillow CEO Rich Barton. (Jack Ryan via LinkedIn, Rich Barton via Zillow Group)
National

Startup sues Zillow for suppressing lower-fee listings

A startup brokerage hit Zillow Group with an antitrust lawsuit on Tuesday, alleging the listing giant stifles competition and...

Startup sues Zillow for suppressing lower-fee listings
Donald Trump, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance and Trump Tower in New York (Photos via Getty, Wikipedia Commons)
New York

DA Vance subpoenas NYC tax agency in Trump Org criminal probe

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s investigation into the Trump Organization may be ramping up. Vance’s office subpoenaed the New...

DA Vance subpoenas NYC tax agency in Trump Org criminal probe
Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman (Photos via Ars Technica, iStock/Photo Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)
National

Redfin to publish broker commissions on 700K listings

Redfin has announced it will publish agent commissions on thousands of public listings after the Department of Justice and...

Redfin to publish broker commissions on 700K listings
Joseph Moinian and the NBA Store at 545 Fifth Ave. (Google Maps, iStock)
New York

NBA owes Moinian $7.5M in rent for Fifth Ave store

UPDATED, Jan. 15 2020, 4:15 p.m.: Talk about a foul: The NBA Store at 545 Fifth Avenue, which has...

NBA owes Moinian $7.5M in rent for Fifth Ave store
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