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Indiana Lawyer 2021 Corporate Counsel Guide seeks submissions

Corporate counsel, general counsel and attorneys representing entities of all kinds have less than a week to submit their information for the 2021 Corporate Counsel Guide, Indiana Lawyer’s exclusive annual directory of attorneys representing corporations, small businesses, nonprofits, government agencies and other organizations.

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Will missing in estate fraud suit against disgraced lawyer, assistant

The original will at the center of a six-figure estate fraud case is missing, according to recent court filings in a civil lawsuit. Charities alleging the law firm that handled the estate absconded with the money also have subpoenaed the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission for records in the related ethics case that led to the recent resignation of attorney and one-time judge Robert Monfort.

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New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures.

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Police question authenticity of Indy-based nonprofit’s fundraising

Police departments in at least four states have raised concerns about an Indianapolis-based nonprofit, alleging the group conducts fundraising scams targeting vulnerable people under the guise of raising money for law enforcement. Multiple police agencies have issued scam alerts about letters sent by the National Police Association, which is run by Eddie Hutchison, who works for the Indiana Attorney General’s Office as a fraud investigator.

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