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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) January 24, 2017 – A drunken man who shot and killed his attacker, in a violent domestic dispute, claimed he had acted out of self defense. The incident took place in a Bronx apartment at around 9 p.m. on December 13. Matthew Peebles, 63, was allegedly yelling at the 26-year-old boyfriend of his girlfriend’s daughter through a bedroom door. The daughter, Ashley Ayala, 26, told police that Peebles threatened to shoot her boyfriend, Anthony Sainphor. A tussle ensued after Peebles kicked open the door. According to authorities, Sainphor stabbed Peebles three times as Ayala tried […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) December 16, 2016 – New York Criminal Defense attorney Peter E. Brill of Brill Legal Group, P.C., has received a 2016 Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for outstanding client reviews. The Avvo Clients’ Choice Award is awarded to legal professionals who receive five or more client ratings of 4 or 5 on their Avvo profile in one year. About 97 percent of U.S. lawyers are rated on Avvo, a lawyer marketing website, which allows prospective clients to research lawyers based on the information available on their profiles, as well as client reviews and ratings. Lawyer profiles […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) November 25, 2016 – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed an accounting fraud lawsuit against Lime Energy Co. and four of its former employees in Manhattan federal court. The SEC accused the company and its executives of improperly recognizing $20 million in revenue sooner than permitted in order to reach internal revenue targets. Lime Energy, an energy services provider, will pay a $1 million settlement. None of the former executives admitted or denied the allegations. However, they all agreed to settlements. “Reporting false revenue is a serious charge for corporate employees as it involves […]


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New York, NY(Law Firm Newswire) October 14, 2016 – A situation that most people are unfamiliar with and unprepared for, a New York police detective wants to talk to them. According to a prominent New York criminal defense attorney, far too many people are lulled into a false sense of security in this situation and end up revealing something that leads to their arrest. “While most people are aware that if they are arrested they should not talk to police and should ask for a lawyer, most people don’t know what to do if they are not under arrest but […]


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