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Tollefsen Law Cases in the Press

TL has helped many businesses deal with difficult legal issues. Some of the cases have had sufficient public interest to receive press attention. A few are listed below.

Demers v. Krabbenhoft

Securities fraud involving Ponzi scheme - Whatcom County Superior Court

"4 face fines in finance scheme" - The Bellingham Herald

 

MacDonald v OlsenFrank Homsher in conference

Fiduciary fraud on senior citizen - King County Superior Court - Court of Appeals, Division I, Bankruptcy Court adversary proceeding

"The FBI's terrorism trade-off " - The Seattle Post Intelligencer

 

Mansfield v Bastrom

Securities fraud involving Ponzi scheme - King County Superior Court - Court of Appeals, Division I (companion Alexander case)

"God bless you - these guys won't ; A pair of South Sound con men who often invoked religion have gone to prison. They leave their investors to pick up their damaged lives. Some of them still believe." - Tacoma News Tribune

"The FBI's terrorism trade-off " - The Seattle Post Intelligencer

 

Martindale v Labadie

Securities fraud involving Ponzi scheme - Whatcom County Superior Court

"`This is just a horror,' local investor laments " - The Bellingham Herald

"The FBI's terrorism trade-off " - The Seattle Post Intelligencer

 

Neumann v Boeing

Retaliation against Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower - U.S. District Court - Seattle

"A 2nd former Boeing employee files whistle-blower complaint" - The Seattle Post Intelligencer

"Boeing faces second whistle-blower suit" - United Press International

 

Rigby v Mastro

Deed of trust voided due to Mastro fraud.

"Mastro rings belong to creditors, judge rules" - The Seattle Times

Appeal by TL delays distribution to unsecured creditors in Mastro bankruptcy.

Mastro bankruptcy trustee warns penny on the dollar payout could be delayed - Seattle Times

 

Smith v. Finger

Stockbroker pleads guilty to taking millions from investors. FINRA arbitration filed.

"Regulators may have missed securities fraud by Kirkland firm" - The Puget Sound Business Journal

"Fraud victims plot legal strategies for recovery" - The Puget Sound Business Journal

 

State v. Immelt   

Is horn honking "speech" protected by the Washington and U.S. Constitution? - Snohomish County District Court - Court of Appeals, Division I - Supreme Court of Washington

"State's high court to decide if honking horn is protected speech" - The Everett Herald

"State Supreme Court tosses county horn-honking limits as overly broad" - The Everett Herald

"State Supreme Court Says Honking Is Protected Speech" - Public Radio, KUOW News

"Court overturns woman's horn-honking conviction" - Seattle Times

"Neighborhood horn-honker wins one before state Supreme Court" - Seattle PI.com

 

Tides v Boeing

Retaliation against Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower - U.S. District Court - Seattle, Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

"Fired employee sues Boeing in whistle-blower case" - The Seattle Post Intelligencer

"IT Whistleblower Hits Boeing With Retaliation Suit" - Law 360 Newswires

"Boeing Blew Off The Law, Auditor Says" - Courthouse News Service

"Boeing's Sarbox woes continue as whistleblower emerges" - Fiercesarbox.com

 

Tides-Neumann (consolidated) v The Boeing Company

 Retaliation against Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower - Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

"Boeing Ruling on Whistleblower Firing May Discourage Leaks to News Media" - Bloomberg

"Whistleblowers And Sarbanes-Oxley Fallout" - Public Radio, KUOW News

"Sacked for telling tales" - The Economist

Appeal is filed to United States Supreme Court - Petition for Writ of Certiorari

"High Court Won't Hear Boeing Workers' Media Leak Case" - Law360

"Boeing ex-employees lose whistle-blower case" - San Francisco Chronicle

 

United States of America v The Boeing Company

 False Claims Act (Qui Tam) case alleging Boeing used military technology in the 787.

"Judge OKs Ex-Boeing Worker's False Claims Dismissal" Law360




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