Month: November 2021

Ex-L.A. Special Counsel Will Plead Guilty to Getting 2.2 Million Kickback for Arranging Collusive Lawsuit Against LADWP

          Paul O. Paradis, 58, a New York City lawyer, who represented both the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and a ratepayer suing it will plead guilty to a bribery charge for accepting an illegal payment of $2.2 million for getting another attorney to supposedly represent his ratepayer client in a collusive lawsuit against …

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Man gets 8 Years in Prison for Movie Investment Scam and for Selling House He Bought With the Money

A federal judge sentenced Adam Joiner, 43, of  Manhattan beach to 97 months in federal prison for defrauding Asian investment firms out of $14 million by falsely claiming the he would use the money to produce a feature film distributed by Netflix.  Then , while out on bond, he illegally sold the Manhattan Beach house …

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