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Oct 3, 2023

Real estate investor claims funds were used to create men’s grooming products

A Rochester man is being accused of fraudulently diverting more than $300,000 intended for real estate investment.

Sep 29, 2023

US Department of Labor proposal would significantly increase salary thresholds for exempt employees | Law

The Department most recently updated the salary threshold for the white-collar exemptions in 2019 when it set the amount at $684 per week, or $35,568 on an annual basis.

Sep 28, 2023

Hyzon to pay $25M penalty to settle fraud charges by SEC

Hyzon Motors Inc. will pay a $25 million civil penalty to settle fraud charges filed by the SEC over misleading business practices.

ExxonMobil has purchased property at the former Vacuum Oil site on Flint Street in the city of Rochester. (File photo)
Sep 18, 2023

Sale of former Vacuum Oil site should end eminent domain proceeding

The city of Rochester is ready to end proceedings to seize a contaminated Flint Street property now that ExxonMobil has purchased the former site of Vacuum Oil.

Electronic waste (Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash)
Sep 14, 2023

Rochester e-waste firm, employee plead guilty to environmental law violations

A Rochester company and one of its leaders have pleaded guilty in Wayne County Court for their roles in the illegal disposal of 800 tons of waste.

The proposed STAMP site is shown from above, with buildings superimposed. (Photo provided)
Sep 12, 2023

Orleans County lawsuit against Genesee County threatens STAMP development

A lawsuit by Orleans County officials threatens to put the kibosh on a major economic development project in Genesee County.

Aug 30, 2023

2023 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

The 2022 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars have been announced and the following Rochester lawyers have made the lists

Aug 29, 2023

Rochester seeks court order to shut down ‘nuisance’ junkyard

The city of Rochester wants to shut down an unlicensed junkyard that for months has ignored cease and desist orders.

City of Rochester officials have scheduled a hearing to determine whether code and safety issues at 65-67 Chestnut St. in downtown should necessitate demolition. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Aug 28, 2023

City threatens demolition of Chestnut Street building in Rochester

The city of Rochester is threatening demolition of a dilapidated former downtown hotel and office building.

Aug 24, 2023

Owner of Irondequoit security firm enters guilty plea on tax evasion charge

The co-owner of an Irondequoit-based security firm has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return to avoid paying more than $350,000 in taxes.

Aug 23, 2023

Monroe County leaders want stricter laws on resale of new goods to pawn shops

Monroe County leaders want to limit the number of new, similar items a person can sell to a pawnbroker, secondhand dealer or coin exchange dealer in one year.

Aug 16, 2023

COMIDA leader defends board’s decision to veto tax breaks for Westport Crossing project

The executive director of the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency is defending its decision to deny tax incentives for a multifamily residential development in Pittsford.