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United States Supreme Court Denies Petition for Review by Lawyer Behind Fraudulent Ecuador Lawsuit

The United States Supreme Court has denied a certiorari petition seeking review of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirming extensive district court findings that a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation was the product of fraud and racketeering activity, and unenforceable in the United States…

“The facts of the Ecuadorian judicial extortion scheme and the illegality of the plaintiffs’ lawyer misconduct have been finally and conclusively affirmed by the legal system of the United States,” said [a Chevron representative]. “Today’s decision is an important step toward bringing this illegal scheme to a final conclusion.”...

[The plaintiffs lawyer's] attempts to enforce the fraudulent judgment in other jurisdictions have also been met with resistance…

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Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)

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