Jody Kriss of East River Partners Sued for Alleged “Billion-dollar Shakedown”

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Jody Kriss of East River Partners Sued By Salvatore Lauria, Represented by Beys Stein Mobargha & Berland LLP

Jody Kriss of East River Partners Sued for Alleged “Billion-dollar Shakedown”

Jody Kriss of East River Partners Sued By Salvatore Lauria, Represented by Beys Stein Mobargha & Berland LLP

Salvatore Lauria, represented by Beys Stein Mobargha & Berland LLP, filed civil litigation on Monday against Jody Kriss, CEO of East River Partners. Lauria seeks $5 million in civil damages for severe emotional distress and exposure to physical danger.The case was filed Monday in New York Supreme Court, and the case number is 152324/2014.

According to the NY Law Journal posted on March 19, 2014, "Lauria claims that Kriss was "intrigued" by his criminal history, routinely asked to see his ankle monitor, courted Russian and Turkish mobsters and became known in the office as "vor-ton," a play on words reflecting his alma mater and a Slavic phrase for thief."

“Lauria seeks $5 million in civil damages for allegations of severe emotional distress and exposure to physical danger.”

Source: http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202647470500/Onetime-Informant-Accuses-Ex-Business-Partner-of-Extortion

Contact: Michael P. Beys, 646 755 3605, mbeys(at)beysstein(dot)com

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