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By James A. Lyons Jr.
The president has shifted alliance from friend to enemy
Topic - Sam E. Haddon
Real-estate developer Tim Blixseth was ordered to pay $41 million to creditors of the luxury Montana resort he helped drive into bankruptcy, by a federal judge who slammed the one-time billionaire for distorting the facts in the case.
Attorneys for creditors in the bankruptcy of Montana's exclusive Yellowstone Club have asked a federal judge to incarcerate the resort's founder for failing to heed a court order after he was found to be in contempt.
A federal judge has ordered Yellowstone Club founder Tim Blixseth to pay at least $13.8 million for violating a court order by selling an ocean resort in Mexico that was part of bankruptcy proceedings.
A judge sentenced a California man Thursday to 30 years in prison and ordered him to repay more than $5.1 million to victims duped into putting their money into nonexistent oil-and-gas projects in Montana and a gold mining scheme in Arizona.
"Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson says the dismissal of a civil lawsuit that accused him of fabricating book passages to make money for himself and his charity confirms his faith in the U.S. justice system.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a civil lawsuit against author Greg Mortenson, calling claims "flimsy and speculative" that the humanitarian and his publisher lied in his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" and "Stones Into Schools" books to boost sales.
"Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson says he has been overwhelmed by all the issues facing him this past year, but that the dismissal of a civil lawsuit confirms his faith that the U.S. judicial system is fair.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed claims of fraud and racketeering against "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson as "imprecise, flimsy and speculative."
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a civil lawsuit against author Greg Mortenson, calling claims "flimsy and speculative" that the humanitarian and his publisher lied in his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" and "Stones Into Schools" to boost book sales.
Regardless of whether claims are true that author Greg Mortenson fabricated portions of "Three Cups of Tea," neither he nor his publisher can be held liable because the First Amendment protects exaggerations or lies in memoirs, his publisher's attorney said Wednesday.