July 17, 2020
As many in the Ohio real estate, title and finance industries are aware, this firm along with the firm of Markovits, Stock and Demarco are co-counsel to several Plaintiffs challenging a long-running real estate scam that has ensnared hundreds of victims in the greater Cincinnati marketplace.
The Complaint alleges causes of action under Civil RICO, Civil Conspiracy, Breach of Fiduciary Duty by both the various Build Realty companies, First Title and Pat Connors, Negligence against First Title and Pat Connors, Unjust Enrichment, and a declaration that the various schemes designed to avoid the statutory right of redemption and the right of a borrower to excess proceeds under a lending arrangement are illegal, and that the trusts themselves are illegal and contrary to public policy.
The defendants in the proposed Amended Complaint include:
- Build Realty, Inc.
- First Title Agency, Inc.
- Edgar Construction, LLC
- Cincy Construction, LLC
- McGregor , First Title, LLC
- Cowtown Holdings, LLC
- Build SWO, LLC
- Greenleaf Support Services, LLC
- Gary Bailey as Trustee and individually
- George Triantafilou, as trustee and individually
- Robert Scott Whiteside
- G2 Technologies, LLC
- GT Financial, LLC
- Five Mile Capital Partners, LLC
- Smith Graham & Co., Investment Advisors, L.P.
- Pat Connors
A copy of the proposed form of Amended Complaint is here and below.
It appears this case will soon be moving forward before Federal District Court Judge Cole.
We will endeavor to keep victims updated by means of this blog as developments occur.
If you have questions, it’s best to email Christopher P. Finney. You may also call him at 513-720-2996.