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Anthony Vigna, Thornwood mortgage scam lawyer, disbarred

“No competent adult who understood what the Terra conspirators were doing – much less a practicing attorney and CPA – could possibly believe that the Terra scheme had a shred of legitimacy to it,” prosecutors said.

Unused Ferncliff Cemetery land loses ‘sacredness as resting place for dead’,...

The 1908 sale of the 33-acre parcel to a private individual, appellate justices ruled, “constituted an affirmative act of abandonment of the cemetery use of that property.”

Appellate court finds Hudson Valley lawyer misappropriated client funds

The court found him guilty of misappropriation of funds by failing to maintain the correct balance in the client trust account, breach of fiduciary duty, disbursing client funds to himself, depositing funds into the wrong account, and failure to provide bank records.

Appeals court OKs New Rochelle taking property for fire station in...

“The fact that a private developer will receive an ‘incidental benefit’ as a result of the project to relocate the firehouse,” the panel of four justices concurred, “will not invalidate the condemnation.”

Mamaroneck watchdogs and gadflys win right to witness government meetings

“The Open Meetings Law was intended, as its very name suggests, to open the decision-making process of elected officials to the public,” according to the justices.

Westchester lawyer suspended two years for stealing $400,000 in sales taxes

Peter V. Spagnuolo owned the Desert Moon Café and a Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs eatery at Westchester Mall in White Plains.

Appeals court OKs Dobbs Ferry condo denial

Seven years ago, Livingston Development Group LLC bought the former Rudy’s Beau Rivage catering hall at 19 Livingston Ave., a 1.3-acre hillside site overlooking the Hudson River, and demolished the 160-year-old mansion to make way for condominiums.