DISCLAIMER: The following unofficial case summaries are prepared by the clerk's office
as a courtesy to the reader. They are not part of the opinion of the court.
133388P.pdf 03/02/2015 R.J. Zayed v. Associated Bank, N.A. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3388 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis [PUBLISHED] [Riley, Author, with Wollman and Bye, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Fraud. In action by receiver against a bank used by the creators of a Ponzi scheme in which the receiver alleged claims for aiding and abetting fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion and false representations and omissions, the complaint sufficiently alleged the actual knowledge aiding and abetting element and substantial assistance in the Ponzi scheme, and the district court erred in dismissing the complaint for failure to state a claim; remanded for further proceedings. 133411P.pdf 03/02/2015 North Central Rental & Leasing v. United States U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3411 U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota - Fargo [PUBLISHED] Smith, Author, with Murphy and Gruender, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Federal Tax. The district court did not err in finding that the financial transactions at issue were not entitled to nonrecognition treatment under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 1031 and were structured to avoid the purpose of Section 1031(f). 141390U.pdf 03/02/2015 John Adams v. Gary Campbell U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 14-1390 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - Hannibal [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Murphy, Bowman and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Prisoner case - Prisoner civil rights. The dismissal of former prisoner's Section 1983 action affirmed without comment. 142016P.pdf 03/02/2015 The Midwestern Indemnity Co. v. Malissa Brooks U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 14-2016 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Kansas City [PUBLISHED] [Riley, Author, with Colloton and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Insurance. The insurance policy in question clearly forbids stacking of underinsured motorist coverage, and the district court did not err in granting the insurer's motion for summary judgment. 143438U.pdf 03/02/2015 United States v. Lorenzo Diaz U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 14-3438 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Cedar Rapids [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Murphy, Bowman and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. Anders case. Sentence imposed upon the revocation of defendant's supervised release was substantively reasonable.