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Bill Heltzel has covered criminal justice, courts, government and sports – as a beat reporter and investigative reporter – for daily newspapers in Florida, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He worked for Bloomberg LP in training and sales. He joined The Business Journal in 2016.

Insurer wants to deny coverage to New Rochelle man accused of...

IDS Property Casualty Insurance claims that the accused man’s home and umbrella policies do not cover injuries caused by him or based on sexual abuse or harassment.

Rockland man swats at pestiferous mosquito calls

Automated and prerecorded phone solicitations are a “nuisance and an invasion of privacy,” according to the complaint.

U.S. Attorney’s Office accuses Harrison waste hauler of overbilling customers

From 2008 to 2016, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ralph Mancini mailed “fraudulent invoices for waste disposal services … for services that had not, in fact, been performed.”

Greenwich firms file for bankruptcy protection over $856M in gaming resort...

The New Cotai companies are based at the offices of Silver Point Capital, a Greenwich hedge fund.

Larchmont Chrysler dealer says rampant brokering, flawed formula distort sales targets

Larchmont Chrysler Jeep Dodge petitioned the state Department of Motor Vehicles to restrict how FCA US – formerly the Chrysler Group – sets sales targets.

Critics claim Trump golf courses would benefit from proposed clean water...

A proposed Clean Water Act rule, two organizations claim, would benefit President Trump and potentially violate the U.S. Constitution’s domestic emoluments clause.

Co-owner sues partners for $2M over sale of Arroway car dealership

Scott R. Caroll sued his partners for selling Arroway Chrysler-Dodge Jeep-Ram last year, “substantially below fair market value,” for $2.8 million, and not giving him a share of the proceeds.

Bronxville Montessori claims U.S. Immigration Services arbitrarily denied teacher’s visa

Mopelola Anthonia Obasa had been granted the visa to teach at the school for three years. Now, immigration authorities say, she no longer qualifies.

Westchester residents linked to $1M Jamaican sweepstakes scam

Conspirators called elderly people and said they had won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes. But to collect their winnings, they had to prepay taxes and fees.

Bank says rapper DMX’s Mount Kisco property part of bankruptcy scheme

“Access to the automatic stay is a privilege,” Compass states in its pleading. “The debtor has abused that privilege and can no longer be permitted to obstruct Compass’ state court rights.”

Hammels’ latest Burling Triangle project gets $2.8M tax breaks

The building will be named The Grand, after the name of the street that bisects the triangle, and it will be the fifth of seven apartment buildings proposed by Anthony and William Hammel.

Larchmont house is asset for paying taxes, U.S. Tax Court rules

The property at the center of the dispute is on Oak Lane at Delancey Cove, Long Island Sound, including a 6,091-square-foot house with six bedrooms on a 1.8-acre lot.

Brother of convicted real estate swindler Michael D’Alessio, accused of abetting...

“Ronald may have traveled to the Dominican Republic,” the complaint states, “for the purpose of placing (Michael) D’Alessio’s assets outside of the United States.”

Hartsdale pet store consents to fine over misleading advertising

According to the settlement with New York Attorney General Letitia James, many of the animals were sick and had been bred in puppy mills and large-scale kitten kennels.

Yalies for Yalies Bulldog venture capital fund has Yalies suing Yalies

“This is a case about power, control and manipulation under the guise of the corporate form,” the complaint states.