Advertisement
 
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Amsterdam, NY ,

 

Advertisement

NJ sues disaster summit organizer

Saturday, December 08, 2012 - Updated: 6:31 PM

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the organizer of an upcoming post-superstorm "reconstruction summit," alleging the man has violated the state's Consumer Fraud Act and has created the false impression that the summit is somehow government-sanctioned.

Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa filed the suit late Friday against William S. Loiry, claiming Loiry was operating under the unregistered business names of United States Leadership Forum, NY/NJ Restoration Leadership, and Ultimate Events, LLC., and engaging in false advertising for an upcoming "Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction Summit" in Trenton.

"While individuals and businesses affected by Sandy are desperately seeking the means to rebuild and recover, we allege that William Loiry hatched a scheme to profit from those suffering in New Jersey," Chiesa said. "We are sending a clear message to any and all out-of-state or homegrown con artists, of all stripes and varieties: New Jersey is not a state to mess with."

Loiry has addresses in Florida. Reached by email, he said he was shocked by the lawsuit, felt it "has no merit whatsoever," and plans to "vigorously fight it."

"I care about helping people and making the world better, which is why I do what I do," Loiry said. "Since 1996, more than 45,000 local, state, national, and international leaders have participated in my highly-regarded events, which are designed to help speed solutions for our most urgent problems."

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
Subscribe to The Recorder

 

The Recorder Sports Schedule

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Thursday, December 08, 2016

    Police Reports
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016

    Amsterdam drops 60-50 decision to Green Tech
    Saturday, December 03, 2016

    David Edward Hughes
    Saturday, December 03, 2016

    Honor roll
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016

    Police chiefs urge Cuomo to expand ride-sharing upstate
    Monday, December 05, 2016

    Forest Avenue property sees impact from construction
    Saturday, December 03, 2016

    OESJ beats buzzer twice to edge Schoharie in OT thriller
    Monday, December 05, 2016

    Amsterdam residents bring the polka in radio show
    Saturday, December 03, 2016

    Northern Zone gun hunting campaign coming to a close
    Saturday, December 03, 2016

Advertisement

Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook