West End Jewelry Business Settles Lawsuit Over ‘Nanny Cam’ Scandal, Case Continues for Former Owner

RICHMOND, Va. – Lustre, a jewelry business located in Richmond, Virginia, and its co-owner, Robin Salzberg, have recently reached a settlement in a long-standing lawsuit. The legal battle was initiated by the Salzberg family’s former nanny, Sara Hatch, who had also worked for Lustre. Hatch had sought $5 million in damages, claiming workplace sexual harassment and emotional distress after discovering a hidden camera in the family’s bathroom. The lawsuit was first filed in September 2021, with Hatch initially identified as Jane Doe. However, a judge later ruled that her identity should be revealed. Throughout the … Read more

Connecticut Business Owner Indicted for Million-Dollar Fraud Scheme Involving Prize Insurance Business

NORWALK, Connecticut – A business owner from Norwalk, Connecticut has been indicted on six counts of fraud related to his prize insurance business. Kevin Kolenda, the owner of Hole-In-Won LLC, allegedly defrauded dozens of organizations and individuals out of nearly $1 million. Hole-In-Won provided prize insurance for events such as golf tournaments and fishing contests through its website, claiming to be the most successful prize insurance company in the world. The indictment accuses Kolenda of collecting approximately $850,000 in insurance premiums under false pretenses and failing to pay more than $100,000 in prize costs. The … Read more

In Memoriam: Remembering Richard “Dick” K. DeScherer – A Respected Business Lawyer, Colleague, and Philanthropist

New York, NY – The legal community mourns the loss of Richard “Dick” K. DeScherer, a former partner and Co-Chairman at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. DeScherer, who passed away at the age of 80, was highly regarded for his expertise in business law and his strong relationships with clients. He had been a member of the esteemed law firm for over 24 years before joining the Bloomberg organization in 2012. Known for his unparalleled knowledge and experience, DeScherer held leadership and board positions at various prominent organizations. He was actively engaged in civic and … Read more

Harvard Business School Professor’s Lawsuit Reveals Troubling Defense in Fraud Case

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, known for her research on dishonesty, recently faced allegations of data manipulation in her co-authored papers. Gino, who maintains her innocence, filed a lawsuit against Harvard and the bloggers who published the allegations, claiming defamation. The lawsuit shed light on the Harvard internal investigation, which was previously undisclosed. The investigation report, consisting of nearly 1,300 pages, confirmed that the data in Gino’s papers had been manipulated. Gino proposed a theory that an academic rival had framed her, but the report found it highly unlikely. Despite the … Read more