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NY Attorney Gets Three Years in Cash4Cases Litigation Funding Scheme

A disbarred New York lawyer was sentenced yesterday to 36 months in prison for defrauding investors in his now bankrupt litigation finance firm called Cash4Cases. According to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Jaeson Birnbaum previously …

Louisiana Agent Arrested for Misappropriation of Insurance Premiums

Deborah Elaine Thomas, of Opelousas, was arrested by the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud/Auto Theft Unit on April 21, 2011 on two counts of Unfair Trade Practices, according to authorities. Thomas and her agency, Thomas & Thomas Insurance Agency LLC, …