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Ashley Furniture founder’s firm accused of defrauding Chicago company

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To settle a $20 million Illinois lawsuit, a Chicago-based company is suing a local firm created by the St. Petersburg-based founder of Ashley Furniture to retrieve documents necessary to help its ongoing case. When M & J Wilkow filed suit in April 2016 against its former employees, the company subpoenaed Third Lake Capital — an investment company of Ronald Wanek, founder of Ashley Furniture — to provide documents providing information on the employee scheme in September. However, Third Lake denied…

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Rick Scott part of elaborate grand opening for new e-commerce office in Ybor City

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When Rick Scott campaigned for governor in 2010, he boasted that he would create 700,000 in seven years. Now beginning his sixth year leading the state of Florida, Scott said in Ybor City on Tuesday that he’s blown away that metric, and then some. “We’ve added 1 million, 25 thousand jobs,” he boasted in front of a large crowd gathered in Centro Ybor, celebrating the grand opening of Ashley Furniture’s opening a new e-commerce center in the middle of the Centro Ybor…

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