Daily Archives: April 17, 2015

Secret Report Shoring Up $9.8B Verdict Against Chevron Unveiled

Courthouse News:

Though a secret tribunal is keeping it confidential, Courthouse News has exclusively obtained a copy of the forensic report that Ecuador believes will vindicate a more than $9 billion judgment against Chevron.

Here is the court document.

Homeless man discovers forgotten bank account

In a complete reversal of forturne, John Helinski, 62, found a forgotten bank account with enough money for a downpayment on a home, after spending years sleeping in a cardboard box, according to an article in Yahoo.

The account was found when police and social security workers attempted to find Helinski temporary accommodation in a homeless shelter – and needed identification.

Helinski is now in temporary accommodation – but has enough money to buy himself permanent accommodation, and plans to move out.

Source: Yahoo

Court filing reveals name of anonymous whistleblower in Zillow/Move lawsuit

A new filing in the ongoing lawsuit between Zillow Group(Z) and Move (MOVE) names the anonymous whistleblower: former Zillow Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Chris Crocker.

Move and the National Association of Realtors filed suit against Zillow on March 17, 2014, after Errol Samuelson, Move’s chief strategy officer, resigned from Move on March 5, 2014, and joined Zillow as the company’s second-highest paid executive on the same day.

The original lawsuit alleged breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets and accused Samuelson of misappropriating trade secret information by acquiring it using improper means, and by copying it without authorization.

Read on.