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  • HousingWire to be presenting sponsor at Ellie Mae Classic golf tournament

    Proceeds from Community Pro-Am will benefit MBA Open Doors Foundation
    HousingWire is pleased to announce that we’ve been named a presenting sponsor for the 2018 Ellie Mae Classic, a Web.com Tour golf event that will be held during the week of Aug. 6, 2018 in the Bay Area. During that week, HousingWire will serve as the presenting sponsor for the Ellie Mae Community Pro-Am. Charitable proceeds from the event will benefit the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Open Doors Foundation, which provides financial relief to families during a time of crisis.
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  • NBA star Stephen Curry to take on golf pros in Ellie Mae Classic

    Former MVP getting sponsor’s exemption to compete in Web.com Tour event
    Any time Stephen Curry steps on the court (even if he’s surrounded by a team of all-stars), he is almost always the best player out there. And while Curry is used to testing himself against other NBA stars and coming out on top, he’s about to test himself in a whole new arena. Or a course, as it were.
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  • Despite Morris Schneider Wittstadt bankruptcy, Dustin Johnson vows to keep fighting for “stolen” $3M

    PGA superstar wants money back
    As PGA golfer Dustin Johnson prepares to tee off later this week at the Open Championship at St. Andrews in Scotland, the law firm that he alleges stole $3 million from him is fighting for its existence in bankruptcy court in Virginia. But despite Morris Schneider Wittstadt declaring bankruptcy last week, Johnson does not intend to give up his fight to get his money back.
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  • Title attorneys call Dustin Johnson’s lawsuit “laughable fairy tale”

    Wittstadts ask judge to dismiss PGA golfer’s lawsuit
    "Johnson’s new yarn, that he and his friend are patsies in a complex, serpentine fraud scheme, would be even more laughable but for the damage that such patently false allegations cause to the reputations of good lawyers who are, without any question, the true victims here," title attorneys Mark and Rod Wittstadt say in an amended motion requesting the dismissal of PGA golfer Dustin Johnson's lawsuit against them.
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  • Dustin Johnson levels blockbuster claims at title attorneys

    Is Nat Hardwick the fall guy?
    The situation surrounding the escrow account shortages discovered at LandCastle Title and the law firm of Morris Schneider Wittstadt has taken another dramatic turn, with PGA golfer Dustin Johnson filing an amended motion which accuses Mark and Rod Wittstadt of conspiring to use Nat Hardwick as a pawn and set him up to take the fall for the shortages that were discovered in the accounts of the firm and its subsidiary, LandCastle Title.
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  • New lawsuit alleges Dustin Johnson not Nat Hardwick’s only target

    James Pritchard claims former LandCastle Title CEO stole $2 million
    The lawsuit, filed in Fulton County Superior Court in early October and obtained by HousingWire, alleges that Nat Hardwick, the former managing partner of the law firm of Morris Hardwick Schneider and former CEO of the firm’s subsidiary, LandCastle Title stole $2 million from James Pritchard under the auspices of investing in a holding company controlled by Hardwick.
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  • Here's how much Fidelity paid to bail out LandCastle Title

    How much damage done by Nat Hardwick’s alleged theft?
    Since HousingWire first reported that Fidelity bailed out LandCastle Title, the story has taken the kinds of twists and turns that one might expect to see in a Hollywood blockbuster, not in the annals of title company finance. But what wasn’t known until now is just how much it cost Fidelity to acquire that 70% ownership stake in LandCastle Title.
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  • Title attorneys fire back at Dustin Johnson lawsuit

    Wittstadts say Johnson’s “shotgun” lawsuit is meritless and libelous
    Mark and Gerard (Rod) Wittstadt, who Dustin Johnson accused of conspiring with Nathan (Nat) Hardwick to steal $3 million from Johnson, filed a motion to dismiss Johnson’s lawsuit, stating that Johnson’s lawsuit is without merit, devoid of facts, “patently false” and a “travesty to legal pleading.”
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  • PGA golfer Dustin Johnson sues Nat Hardwick for $3 million theft

    Former LandCastle Title CEO was Johnson's attorney and "trusted advisor"
    According to Johnson’s lawsuit, filed Tuesday in United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and obtained exclusively by HousingWire, the title law firm of Morris Hardwick Schneider, Nat Hardwick and others allegedly used their positions as Johnson’s “trusted advisors” to steal $3 million from him to cover shortages in the firm’s accounts created by Hardwick himself, who allegedly embezzled at least $30 million from the firm’s own accounts and the firm’s trust accounts.
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