Investigation into Alleged Abuse at New Hampshire Youth Detention Center Unearths Troubling Past for Both Civil and Criminal Cases

Concord, New Hampshire – Attorneys for the state of New Hampshire began presenting their defense in a lawsuit brought by a man who claims he endured severe physical and sexual abuse as a teenager at the Sununu Youth Services Center. The trial sheds light on ongoing allegations of abuse at the youth detention center, as over 1,100 former residents have sued the state, resulting in an unprecedented criminal investigation. Eleven former state workers have been arrested thus far, as more than six decades of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse have been alleged. The unique aspect … Read more

Morristown Settles $5.5 Million Lawsuit Over Mayor’s Alleged Improper Influence in Real Estate Deal

MORRISTOWN, New Jersey – A developer and the town of Morristown have reached a settlement of $5.5 million, putting an end to a lawsuit that accused the mayor of improper influence in a real estate deal. The lawsuit, filed by the Silverman Group, alleged that Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty interfered in a deal between the developer and the Deloitte accounting firm. The Silverman Group’s attorney, Joseph Fiorenzo, expressed hope that this case would serve as a message to public officials everywhere that such interference is unacceptable and carries real consequences. In response, Mayor Dougherty stated … Read more

Terraform Labs Faces Jury Decision in SEC Lawsuit Over Alleged Investor Deception in TerraUSD Collapse

New York – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently concluded their case against Terraform Labs and its co-founder, Do Kwon, leaving the decision in the hands of a New York jury. The jury must now determine whether Kwon and his company can be held accountable for allegedly providing misleading information to investors regarding the stability of their cryptocurrency, Terra USD (UST), and its integration with a South Korean mobile payments app. Terra USD, also known as an “algorithmic stablecoin,” was designed to be pegged to the U.S. dollar through on-chain mint-and-burn mechanics with … Read more

Estranged Husband of Manhattan Art Dealer Faces Extradition to Brazil for Alleged Murder-for-Hire

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The estranged husband of a murdered multimillionaire Manhattan art dealer is facing extradition to Brazil on suspicion of ordering his murder, according to sources. Daniel Garcia Carrera, 53, is alleged to have paid for the murder of his estranged husband, Brent Sikkema, 75, who was fatally stabbed at his winter home in Rio de Janeiro in January. A judge in the city has ruled on the extradition, stating that Brazil’s justice department must make a formal request to the Department of Justice in Washington DC. Garcia Carrera, who was arrested … Read more