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January 19, 1997 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dolores Soderstrom's legal nightmare began innocuously enough with a routine agreement to sell two vacant lots she owned in Indio. But the deal landed the 73-year-old widow, against her will, in binding arbitration before the Southern California Arbitration Assn. Last May, an inexperienced arbitrator ordered Soderstrom to pay the putative buyer a staggering $558,000--nearly eight times the value of her properties.
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January 19, 1997 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dolores Soderstrom's legal nightmare began innocuously enough with a routine agreement to sell two vacant lots she owned in Indio. But the deal landed the 73-year-old widow, against her will, in binding arbitration before the Southern California Arbitration Assn. Last May, an inexperienced arbitrator ordered Soderstrom to pay the putative buyer a staggering $558,000--nearly eight times the value of her properties.
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BUSINESS
June 6, 1997 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A multimillion-dollar fraud and racketeering suit filed in federal court in Los Angeles accuses an arbitration service and a group of lawyers and businessmen of an elaborate scheme to manufacture financial disputes and use their control over the arbitration service to extract money from adversaries. The 95-page complaint, filed this week by three Los Angeles-area landlords, claims the Southern California Arbitration Assn.
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July 1, 2000 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has entered a $5.1-million fraud and racketeering judgment stemming from an elaborate scheme to extract damages from unwary parties who were hauled before a fly-by-night arbitration service. The default judgment issued by Judge Anthony J. Mohr concludes the unusual case of the defunct Southern California Arbitration Assn.
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