By Caleb Drickey (September 28, 2021, 6:18 p.m. EDT) – Two Florida law firms and the bank they represented in foreclosure proceedings have escaped allegations they conspired to forge documents loan and steal the properties of debtors.
In an order issued Tuesday, United States District Judge Andrea Wood said the limitation period for RICO Act claims against American Enterprise Bank, Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider & Grossman LLP and individual practitioner Ray Garcia had expired.
“Because the plaintiffs’ complaint and their counterclaims in Florida leave no doubt that the plaintiffs’ RICO claims are time-barred, the defendants’ motions to dismiss for want of declaration are granted,” the judge said …
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