USA v. Poker Stars (Christopher Ferguson

MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANT AND CLAIMANT HOWARD LEDERER’S MOTION TO DISMISS VERIFIED FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT

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The government’s in personam claim for civil money laundering penalties against

Howard Lederer is premised on allegations that (1) Lederer participated in FTP’s fraud against its players; and (2) FTP operated in violation of IGBA. The government has failed to sufficiently plead either of these allegations, and the in personam claims against Lederer must be dismissed. The government has similarly failed to plead its First and Fourth in rem claims for relief against Lederer’s bank accounts, and those claims too must be dismissed.

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Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Motion Addressed to Pleadings | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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