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The Docket: Court Roundup for 5.31.12

Several construction disputes about pay between contractors and subcontractors. Plus a squabble between two mortgage businesses. And a plaintiff claims he came up with the idea for a for-profit jail in Farmville to detain immigrants, then was cut out of the business.

Scott’s Addition’s winning equation

Developers are doubling down on their bet that Scott’s Addition will be the next local hotspot for historic tax credit conversion apartments.

‘Unorthodox’ twist in unusual case

Convicted Richmond fraudster John Ross Greer is going back to prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to scamming customers who thought they were renting exotic vacation properties. And to the surprise of two judges, Greer will keep running the business until he reports to jail.

A shot of accelerant

Intelliject lands a $15 million loan to finance the development of its next generation of products.

Amazon’s economic delivery stays on schedule

The $135 million investment is coming out of the ground in Dinwiddie and Chesterfield, and officials from both counties say construction is on or ahead of schedule.

When Media General woke up

Media General CEO Marshall Morton explains how the Berkshire Hathaway deal went down and shares his thoughts on the future of newspapers.

Hookup’s disappointment

A business that owns a 60,000-square-foot warehouse on Chamberlayne Avenue has filed for bankruptcy.