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Florida Court Sentences Factoring Company Attorney for Forging Judges’ Signatures on ‘Orders’ Involving Transfers of Settlement Payments

Florida Court Sentences Factoring Company Attorney for Forging Judges’ Signatures on ‘Orders’ Involving Transfers of Settlement Payments

One-hundred and eleven and three-hundred and sixty-four. One-hundred and eleven is the number of times that Jose Manuel Camacho Jr. was alleged to have forged the signatures of Broward County, Florida, judges on documents that he passed off as “orders” – orders approving transfers of structured settlement payment rights. Three-hundred and sixty-four is the number of days that Camacho was sentenced to spend in county jail, when he was sentenced in August, after pleading guilty to 14 counts of forgery…

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After Court Invalidates Structured Settlement Payment Transfer Order, Re-Assignees Sue Financial Advisors, Factoring Company

After Court Invalidates Structured Settlement Payment Transfer Order, Re-Assignees Sue Financial Advisors, Factoring Company

The federal court’s ruling last week in a lawsuit captioned Wall v. Corona Capital, Civil Action No. 16-1044, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161683 (W.D. Pa. Nov. 22, 2016), has to do primarily with whether the court has personal jurisdiction over Corona in Pennsylvania, and also whether the court should agree with a financial advisor company’s request to transfer to federal court in New Jersey. And the decision can be summed up by saying that the court found that it did not…

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New York Judge: Not the Court’s Job to Solve Factoring Company Problem ‘By Simply Rubber-Stamping’ Forged Orders

New York Judge: Not the Court’s Job to Solve Factoring Company Problem ‘By Simply Rubber-Stamping’ Forged Orders

In several New York Structured Settlement Protection Act matters in the past year or so, courts have had to deal with issues arising from forgeries of judicial orders. For example, a 2014 Secondary Insurance Market Blog post, “In New York Structured Settlement Protection Act Opinion, Court Critical Of Petitioner’s Failure To Explain Details Of Fraud That Led To Forged Order,” described how a New York judge rejected a request for court approval of a proposed transfer that had previously been…

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Another Kind of Forged Order Leads to Iowa Woman’s Guilty Plea

Another Kind of Forged Order Leads to Iowa Woman’s Guilty Plea

As readers of Secondary Insurance Market Blog are aware, courts in New York state have been dealing with situations where court orders have been fabricated, and judges’ signatures forged. Some were led by those forged orders to believe that certain structured settlement factoring transactions had received court approval – a necessity for the transaction to become legally effective – when they had not. The prior posts on this blog that have to do with the New York state forged orders, and some…

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In New York Structured Settlement Protection Act Opinion, Court Critical Of Petitioner’s Failure To Explain Details Of Fraud That Led To Forged Order

In New York Structured Settlement Protection Act Opinion, Court Critical Of Petitioner’s Failure To Explain Details Of Fraud That Led To Forged Order

In the Matter of J.G. Wentworth Originations LLC v. Hall, 2013-0274, 2014 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 1270, 2014 Slip Op 24075 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Mar. 25, 2014) (Hon. W. Patrick Falvey, A.J.S.C.), as described here, is the first published by a legal publishing service (in this case, Lexis) that deals with a set of forged order matters that came to light in October, 2013. These matters involve structured settlement factoring transactions that have been subject of “orders” that contain the forged signatures…

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