Elsevier Inc. et al v. Memon et al

Defendant: Sardar Ahmed, Feroza Bano, Iqbal Gaba, Haji Suleman Gaziani, Mohammad Iqbal Gaziani, Javaria Iqbal, Zahida Jamal, Iqbal Kapadwala, Abdul Karar, Bob Memon, Hanif Memon, Haroon Memon, Kulsoom Memon, Samina Memon, Muhammad Owais, Muhammad Shahid and Muhammad Tobria
Plaintiff: Blackwelll Publishing, Ltd., Elsevier B.V., Elsevier Inc., Elsevier Ireland Ltd., Elsevier Ltd., John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2013cv00257
Filed: January 16, 2013
Court: New York Eastern District Court
Office: Central Islip Office
Presiding Judge: Joanna Seybert
Referring Judge: A. Kathleen Tomlinson
Nature of Suit: Racketeer/Corrupt Organization
Cause of Action: 18:1962 Racketeering (RICO) Act
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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March 23, 2015 167 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM & ORDER granting in part and denying in part 84 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; granting 146 Motion to Strike; For the foregoing reasons, the Memon Defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings, (Docket Entry 84), is G RANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. Specifically, the Civil RICO claims brought against Hanif Memon, Samina Memon, Abdul Karar, and Muhammad Tobria and Plaintiffs' RICO conspiracy claim, brought pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 1962(d) are DISMISSED WITHOU T PREJDICE. Plaintiffs' aiding and abetting fraud claim and conspiracy to commit fraud claim are also DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. Plaintiffs' conversion claim is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The balance of the Memon Defendants' motion is DENIED. If Plaintiffs' wish to file an Amended Complaint, they must do so within thirty (30) days of the date of this Order. Plaintiffs' motion to strike the Gaziani Defendants' Answer and enter a default judgment against them, (D ocket Entry 146), is GRANTED. Therefore, the Clerk of the Court is directed to enter certificates of default for Defendants Haji Suleman Gaziani and Mohammad Iqbal Gaziani. The Court will defer ruling on the measure of damages owed by the Gaziani Defendants until the case is resolved against all non-defaulting defendants. So Ordered by Judge Joanna Seybert on 3/23/2015. C/ECF (Valle, Christine)

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