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Trustee sues real estate exec for $115M

The founder of an Indianapolis real estate firm is accused of preying on longtime friends to help a Miami man perpetrate a
$900 million Ponzi scheme. Sydney “Jack” Williams persuaded more than a dozen Indiana investors to lend millions
of dollars at high interest rates to a food brokerage firm called Capitol Investments USA Inc.

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General Growth hearing delayed to weigh bids

General Growth Properties Inc., the second-biggest U.S. mall owner, said a bankruptcy court hearing on its auction process
will be delayed five days to give the company time to consider competing bids, including one from Indianapolis-based Simon
Property Group.

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Vogue owner’s bankruptcy may force sale of venue

A mix of business and personal woes have pushed Steven Carter Ross, the longtime owner and manager of the Vogue nightclub,
into personal bankruptcy. Now a judge must decide whether Ross can keep the popular Broad Ripple music venue, or if he must
sell it to satisfy his creditors and his estranged wife.

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