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Harvard-controlled LLC in $120+ million deal with anonymous LLC connected witt Canadian pension fund.
August 14, 2020
Two Harvard-controlled LLCs have deeded over 7,104.74 acres of land in northern San Luis Obispo County for an estimated $120.14 million (based upon $132,159 paid in county real estate transfer taxes.) It is unclear whether this was an actual sale or a method for the Harvard LLCs to pull cash out of the assets. Note: […]
Ruby Grapes sues Intercoastal Wine charging criminal pandemic profiteering.
August 5, 2020
A Livermore public warehouse/wine and beer wholesaler has sued its Lodi warehouse company in Federal District Court for the Northern District of California charging racketeering, state-of-emergency price gouging, fraud and other charges. The plaintiff, Ruby Grapes LLC alleges in its complaint (pdf premium) that Intercoastal Wine Company of Lodi increased storage rates by 1,250% on […]