PNC Bank and developers of a now-shuttered Miami Beach hotel asked a judge on Wednesday to let them out of a fraud suit by Chinese investors, arguing the investors had failed to tie the bank and the hotel to an alleged scheme to embezzle their EB-5 visa investment money. In a telephone hearing before U.S.
Under the proposed agreement, anyone who bought or leased a unit since June 27, 2013 will receive up to $360. Anyone who rented or bought a unit at Icon Brickell’s Tower 1 since June 27, 2013 could soon collect up to $360 from the building’s condo association. On Tuesday, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey is
Chinese investors claiming they were duped into sinking $500,000 apiece into a Florida hotel development project through the EB-5 visa program said the companies behind the project can’t shake their fraud suit. The group of investors told a Florida federal judge Thursday that their allegations against the developers, referred to as the Greystone entities after
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – A man has filed suit against a Miami Beach hotel after, police said, a man was arrested for allegedly duping a valet employee and taking his Rolls-Royce for a joyride around the city. The luxury vehicle was parked at the 1 Hotel South Beach, along the 2300 block of Collins
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Police have arrested a man accused of stealing more than $1 million in high-end jewelry that was inside of a safe at a Miami Beach hotel during Super Bowl weekend. Jordan Shaw, the attorney for celebrity jeweler Eric the Jeweler, said his client brought a collection of high-end jewelry to
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Over Super Bowl weekend, about $1.5 million worth of jewelry was stolen from a celebrity jeweler. Eric Mavachev, who is widely known as “Eric Da Jeweler” from New York, was staying at the Mondrian South Beach Hotel. Police said someone somehow got inside his room late Saturday night or early Sunday morning
A group of Chinese investors asked a Florida federal judge on Wednesday not to let PNC Bank walk away from a lawsuit accusing it of being “intimately involved” in a fraud scheme that misappropriated the investors’ funds by hijacking the EB-5 visa program. PNC said in December that the suit is “woefully insufficient” in alleging