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  • Legal trouble grows for hotelier Nik Patel

    Legal trouble grows for hotelier Nik Patel
    Legal troubles mushroomed this week for Orlando businessman Nik Patel, who had gained prominence during the past two years renovating Central Florida hotels. Patel, 30, was arrested Tuesday on federal allegations of fraudulently selling $150 million in...
  • Ranking 51 Central Florida celebrities

    Ranking 51 Central Florida celebrities
    If you move away from Central Florida, almost nobody will get your reference to the Appliance Direct guy. Or John Arie, Jr. of "It's HUGE!" fame. Or Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. These are our celebrities. They're our elected officials. They appear...
  • Law firms investigate anonymous Bar complaints sent to 42 states

    Law firms investigate anonymous Bar complaints sent to 42 states
    Two local law firms are trying to figure out who sent dozens of accusatory letters to bar associations across the country about one, using the other's return address. Someone sent anonymous letters about Brownstone Law, a Winter Park-based appellate...
  • Illinois governments face loss of more than $50 million in fraud scheme

    Illinois governments face loss of more than $50 million in fraud scheme
    Dozens of local governments — from Downers Grove to Frankfort — face investment losses totaling more than $50 million of taxpayer money in a fraud scheme the FBI and the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago are unraveling. The tax dollars...
  • Mingo's Restaurant closes amid Nik Patel troubles

    Mingo's Restaurant closes amid Nik Patel troubles
    Mingo’s Restaurant in downtown Orlando has closed its doors, in a development apparently related to the scandal that engulfed one of its investor-owners, Nikesh Patel of Orlando. Meanwhile, another Mingo’s location in East Orlando, at the...
  • Nik Patel agrees to sell Rolls Royce, Rolex, hotels, homes

    Nik Patel agrees to sell Rolls Royce, Rolex, hotels, homes
    Facing criminal charges of fraud and a $72 million lawsuit, Orlando businessman Nikesh Patel has agreed to sell five hotels, two multimillion-dollar homes, several luxury brand watches, a Rolls Royce, a Lamborghini, and gold coins. But Patel hasn’...
  • Nik Patel ripple effect: Texas company also suing over bad loans

    Nik Patel ripple effect: Texas company also suing over bad loans
    There’s a ripple effect spreading from the alleged loan fraud of Orlando businessman Nik Patel, who was arrested on Sept. 30 on federal charges that he lied about $179 million in loans he sold through his company First Farmers Financial. The...
  • Lawsuit claims against Patel exceed $500M

    Lawsuit claims against Patel exceed $500M
    A Milwaukee company suing Orlando businessman Nik Patel over alleged loan fraud has expanded its damage claim to $537.5 million. The company, Pennant Management, also included a new defendant in the lawsuit – Patel's business partner Timothy...
  • Businessman Nik Patel arrested on $150M federal fraud charges

    Businessman Nik Patel arrested on $150M federal fraud charges
    Orlando businessman Nikesh A. Patel has been arrested by federal authorities on fraud charges. Authorities say Patel fraudulently sold $150 million in loans to an unidentified Milwaukee company. The FBI alleges he sold the loans as being guaranteed by...
  • Orlando hotel projects in limbo after Nik Patel's arrest

    Orlando hotel projects in limbo after Nik Patel's arrest
    Two hotel renovation projects in Orlando are in limbo in the wake of businessman Nik Patel’s recent arrest on federal allegations of fraudulently selling $150 million in loans to a finance company. Patel is a financier who has invested millions of...
  • George Zimmerman: Analysts bury M.E.

    George Zimmerman: Analysts bury M.E.
      Thank goodness for the legal analysts. They do help us make it through the high-profile trials by explaining court procedure, analyzing the lawyers' strategies and assessing the witnesses' performances. At the George Zimmerman trial, the most...