The Burke Area Chamber of Commerce also reportedly announced he had quit as its board president. The nonprofit KTA, which oversees a mountain biking mecca, has close ties to Burke Mountain Resort.
The lead plaintiff in the case is Alexander Daccache, of Brazil. More than 800 others could become eligible to join the suit against developers Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger.
The class-action case asks a judge to “compel” attorneys for Ariel Quiros’ former son-in-law and account manager to conduct electronic searches on his personal devices and cloud storage systems by Dec. 30.
The town is the third one where taxes are past due for properties associated with the fraud case against Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros. Newport is owed $55,012.
The bill for the properties — including the 116-room Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center and a home belonging to fraud suspect Ariel Quiros — is $440,991. Jay Peak, under the same receivership, also became delinquent.
Burke Mountain and Jay Peak started hosting job fairs last weekend and are holding several more across the Northeast Kingdom in the coming weeks.
The Vermont developer’s attorney wouldn’t comment “at this time” on whether his client will sue his onetime business partner. The two former partners have turned against each other as regulators pursue fraud allegations.
The Weis are reserving their rights to pursue claims in other forums or through the receiver.
Two Chinese investors have filed a lawsuit against their immigration lawyer and the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, which they say contributed to their losses.
News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 21, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 www.mattdunne.com “It’s disturbing that Phil Scott is just now finding his voice and speaking out against the handling of the EB-5 program at Q Burke. As a statewide elected official with intimate knowledge of the workings […]
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has not responded to queries from the state and Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office about the immigration status of investors in the Jay Peak and AnC Bio projects that are part of an alleged fraud by the developers.
A few of the items include yacht club fees, personal assistants, leases on luxury vehicles, maintenance fees for a luxury condo in New York and storage for a military vehicle collection.
Ary Quiros was asked to leave ski area; Goldberg holds certificate of occupancy for hotel; Leisure Hotels is “de-Quing” resort.
The federally appointed receiver says the ‘Q’ will be scrubbed from Burke Mountain. Shumlin, Moulton paint rosy scenario for Newport, Vermont’s EB-5 program.