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June 19, 2017

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.

February 21, 2017
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Why Was Chevron Ecuador Corruption Case Heard in Canada? – Financial Post

What happens when a lawyer bribes a corrupt judge in Ecuador to issue a US$19-billion judgment against a major oil and gas company in America, and then fails to have the Ecuadorian judgment recognized in the United States because it was secured via “corruption” and “fraud”? The logical step is to attempt to have the fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment enforced in Canada against completely uninvolved Canadian subsidiaries.

November 3, 2016
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US Appeals Court Denies Donziger Petition for Rehearing

The United States Appeals Court for the Second Circuit has denied the petitions from Steven Donziger and the Lago Agrio Plaintiffs (LAPs) seeking a rehearing of an August decision in which a three judge panel unanimously affirmed the racketeering judgment against Donziger and the LAPs.

September 27, 2016

Team Donziger Back to Their Old Playbook

“If you repeat a lie a thousand times, it becomes the truth.” – Steven Donziger

That is the motto that Steven Donziger, the American lawyer who orchestrated a fraud and extortion scheme against Chevron, once confided to a member of his legal team.

August 22, 2016
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What Canadian Observers Are Saying About the Legal Fraud of the Century

Last week, Steven Donziger and his team sought to downplay their defeat before the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York, focusing instead on Canada, where they hope to convince a court to recognize their fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron. Before exuding too much confidence, they may want to read what noted Canadian observers have had to say about their case.

August 12, 2016
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What Others Are Saying About the Chevron v. Donziger Appeal Decision

Wall Street Journal editorial “In a 127-page opinion, Judge Amalya Kearse said the court “found no basis for dismissal or …

August 8, 2016
Ecuador political news

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms RICO Judgment Against Lawyer Behind Fraudulent Ecuador Lawsuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has unanimously affirmed a lower court decision, which found that the $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corporation in Ecuador was the product of fraud and racketeering activity, and unenforceable in the United States. The appeals court stated that there was “no basis for dismissal or reversal” of the district court’s judgment, noting that “[t]he record in the present case reveals a parade of corrupt actions by the LAPs’ legal team, including coercion, fraud, and bribery, culminating in the promise to Judge Zambrano of $500,000 from a judgment in favor of the LAPs.” Read more>>

July 12, 2016
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How Did Steven Donziger Obtain a Fraudulent Judgment? Let’s Count The Ways

How did Steven Donziger and his associates obtain a fraudulent multibillion-dollar judgment against Chevron Corporation in Ecuador? Let a U.S. …

April 11, 2016

Steven Donziger’s True Motivations for Advancing His Shakedown Scheme Revealed

Steven Donziger, the American lawyer behind the fraudulent lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador, claims money was not the motivation behind …

March 28, 2016
Ecuador political news

International Organizations Denounce Ecuador’s Record on Corruption, Press Freedom

In December 2015, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) issued a statement on the floor of the United States Senate declaring, in …

March 21, 2016

Experts: Donziger’s Fraud Hurts Human Rights Cause

Steven Donziger and his team like to don the mantle of human rights campaigners in an attempt to legitimize their …

March 3, 2016
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Ecuador’s Costly Anti-Chevron Campaign Continues

Despite a stalled economy, mass layoffs and surging public debt, Ecuador continues to spend taxpayers’ money on its costly global PR campaign against Chevron. Read more>>