Law

Architect strikes back against lawsuit

Todd Dykshorn was sued last month for allegedly misrepresenting the status of two properties that developer Justin French was converting into apartments. He now wants the case tossed out of court, arguing it has no merits.

Investor finds coal in his stocking, not in his portfolio

It didn’t take a local ophthalmologist long to start second-guessing his $800,000 investment in a fledgling Appalachian coal mining operation. And now he has filed a lawsuit to try and recover his money.

More culprits yet to surface in Ponzi scheme?

The lawyer representing a local man named in Ponzi scheme lawsuits filed by federal authorities in Florida says there’s more to the story. Chris Bruno, an attorney in Northern Virginia who is defending Richmond businessman William Center, said Center has agreed to cooperate with authorities in recovering the money that was collected in the scheme…. Read more »

Ponzi scheme’s Richmond ties

The attorney working to recover funds from a $28 million Ponzi scheme says there are people and entities in Richmond and that may have profited from the alleged fraud.

Richmond man named in $28M Ponzi scheme

A Richmond man allegedly helped run a $28 million Ponzi scheme that was uncovered in June, according to two regulatory agencies and civil suits filed in Florida.

French: ‘I was not told why they went in’

Developer Justin French said Friday that he was not told why FBI and IRS agents raided his Shockoe Slip office Thursday. He also said he’s done nothing wrong.

The most pro-business legislator?

State Sen. John Watkins is the most business-friendly lawmaker in Central Virginia, according to Virginia FREE.

Local firm lands BP claims work

At least a small chunk of the billions of dollars BP has set aside to pay claims for the gulf oil spill will make its way to Richmond.