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August 12, 2016

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
Chevron Ecuador case background

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>>

February 24, 2016

Chevron to Ecuador: Keep Your Promise, Clean up the Amazon

For years, the Ecuadorian government, environmental activist groups and calculating lawyers have used images of oil pits, spills and indigenous peoples in the Amazon to mislead the public and pressure Chevron into settling a multi-billion dollar lawsuit against the company. Rather than give in to these tactics, Chevron has fought back, exposing the lawsuit as a fraud and holding the purveyors of that fraud accountable.

February 15, 2016
Steven Donziger

The Fraudulent Ecuador Judgment: 5 Years Later

On Feb. 14, 2011, Steven Donziger had an Ecuadorian court issue a $19 billion judgment against Chevron. Five years later, he has little to show for it. Once viewed as a David-vs.-Goliath victory by a scrappy band of Ecuadorian and U.S. plaintiffs’ lawyers, Donziger’s implausible legal win has been exposed as nothing more than a fraud perpetrated in collusion with Ecuador’s government. Read more>>

January 26, 2016

The Revolving Door of Fraud in the Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit

  Overwhelming evidence of corruption has driven many of Steven Donziger’s former allies around the world to abandon his fraudulent …

January 22, 2016
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Chevron Corp. Statement on Dutch Court Decision on Arbitral Awards

The District Court of The Hague has ruled in favor of Chevron Corp., rejecting an attempt by the Republic of Ecuador to nullify, or set aside, several arbitral awards rendered against Ecuador by an international arbitration tribunal that is hearing the company’s claims related to the fraudulent lawsuit against Chevron.

January 18, 2016

Canadian Labor Union Used in Ecuadorian Government Propaganda

This week, representatives from the Canadian branch of the Union of Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) became the latest props in the government of Ecuador’s anti-Chevron propaganda campaign in support of the fraudulent lawsuit against the company.