A suit brought by three Chinese investors that alleges an attorney got payoffs for bringing foreign investors to Jay Peak developers is set for trial on April 20.
Judge Christina Reiss’ reversal comes in a legal dispute regarding the questioning of a whistleblower about what he knows about an alleged Jay Peak “kickback” scheme.
The former governor said he never made misrepresentations about the project, despite appearing in a 2013 promotional video in which he later admitted making a false statement.
About 100 immigration lawyers took money from former CEO Bill Stenger to lure foreign investors into the Jay Peak projects, the lawsuit alleges. Nine are named as defendants in the class action suit.