Fraud


Plaintiff Pete Zagaroli (“Zagaroli”), the former owner of now-defunct Zagaroli Construction Co. Inc., alleges that he and Defendants James Clayton Neill (“Neill”), Rick Berry (“Berry”), and Neill Grading and Construction Co., Inc. (“Neill Grading”) formed a partnership with the intent of developing three historic mill properties in Catawba County, North Carolina: Hollar Hosiery Mill, Moretz […]

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Nominal Defendant Steel Tube, Inc. (“Steel Tube”) was founded by Plaintiff W. Avalon Potts (“Potts”) and Walter Lazenby (“Lazenby”), who both served as Steel Tube’s officers and directors until Lazenby resigned in early 2015. In January 2015, Defendant Leon L. Rives, II (“Rives”) and Lazenby executed an agreement whereby Lazenby would transfer a 50% interest […]

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Plaintiff Pee Dee Electric Membership Corporation (“Pee Dee”) is the only party to make an appearance in this action, so for the purposes of entry of default and default judgment, the court has deemed that Defendants have admitted the allegations in Pee Dee’s complaint. In November 2012, Pee Dee purchased software licenses and support services for […]

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Defendants seek default judgment in their favor on their counterclaims for (1) breach of contract, based on $28,388.20 that Defendant Brighthaven Ventures LLC (“BHV”) loaned to Plaintiff Islet Sciences, LLC (“Islet”) that Islet has failed to repay; (2) in the alternative, unjust enrichment based on the same loan as its first claim for relief; (3) […]

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