Felix Sater, who is in the crosshairs of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, dodged a bullet on Wednesday when State Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Ramos booted a $70 million tax fraud case brought by his two longtime foes, New York lawyers Frederick Oberlander and Richard E. Lerner. The case had been brought as a private action under NY law, which authorizes a private citizen to sue to recover funds owed to the state and to retain a portion of any recovery (NY Fin. Law Sect. 187 et seq.)
My story was published on the WhoWhatWhy.org Blog. Here’s the link: /whowhatwhy.org/2017/09/28/key-figure-trump-russia-saga-dodges-legal-bullet/.