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Fraud

Ayala Lawsuit on Behalf of South American Investor Set for Jury trial in October

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By Isabella Espinoza. After two years of contentious litigation, Ayala’s case on behalf of its Venezuelan client is set for jury trial in October-2018. In the case, Ayala’s client claims that the defendant, through lies and deceit, induced him to invest $250,000 on a land under the promise of a phony business enterprise. The defendant has since held the land hostage, and has received extensive…

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Unjust Enrichment in Real Estate Cases—an Overview.

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Unjust Enrichment is a legal theory applicable when one person is enriched at the expense of another in circumstances that the law deems unfair. It is usually used when there is no valid contract or no contract at all between the parties. The elements of unjust enrichment are: (1) plaintiff conferred a benefit upon the defendant, who has knowledge of that benefit; (2) defendant accepts…

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Ayala files civil theft action against self-declared investment advisor.

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Ayala files lawsuit in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida against a self-declared investment adviser’s scheme targeting foreigners. As stated in the Complaint, “[Defendants] . . . held themselves out to be experienced real estate investors and investment advisers able to purchase foreclosures properties at auction, and sell them at large profits.” Under the guise of being experienced investment advisors, the Defendants persuaded the Plaintiffs,…

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