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Perretti, Jr., Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, Morristown, NJ, for Appellees Cravath, Swaine & Moore and David G. Plaintiffs assert that the district court erred in dismissing their RICO claims and abused its discretion by denying them leave to amend their complaint.
Boyle, Kelley, Drye & Warren, Parsippany, NJ, for Appellee Greyhound Financial Corporation. Schiavone, Budd, Larner, Gross, Rosenbaum, Greenberg & Sade, Short Hills, NJ, for Appellee Federal National Mortgage Association. Edwards, Davis, Scott, Weber & Edwards, New York, NY, for Appellees David F. Following a remand for reconsideration of plaintiffs' claims in light of our decision in Jaguar Cars, Inc. Royal Oaks Motor Car Co., The present appeal is from the district court's decision on remand.
The Inside Director Defendants include Edwin Hatch, Marshall Manley, Eben Pyne and George Scharffenberger, individuals who served as directors of GDC and City Trust for various periods from September 1985 onwards. Some, for example, underwrote the 5,000,000 in notes issued by GDC in its 1988 public offering.
in Witness Whereof, the Undersigned Have Caused This Action to Be Taken as of the 30th Day of July of 2002. According to plaintiffs, GDC targeted unsophisticated purchasers, particularly those who spoke English only as a second language. Prospective purchasers were told, however, that the entire tract would be developed. Bartkus, Pinto, Rodgers and Kopf, Morristown, NJ, for Appellee Prudential Insurance Company of America. Ford, Landman, Corsi, Ballaine & Ford, Newark, NJ, for Appellee Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. Moldoff, Adelman, Lavine, Gold & Levin, Philadelphia, PA, for Appellees Oxford Fin Co., and Oxford First Corp. OPINION OF THE COURT ROTH, Circuit Judge: This case arises from the sale of residential realty in Florida. William and Rosanne Tenerelli, purchased lots and homes from General Development Corporation ("GDC") and its subsidiary GDV Financial, Inc. They claim that they were deceived by a fraudulent marketing scheme which induced them to purchase residential lots and homes at inflated prices. The court held that plaintiffs' RICO claims were time-barred; plaintiffs had failed to plead adequately the existence of a RICO conspiracy; and they had failed to satisfy the essential requirements for pleading aider and abettor liability under RICO. Altieri, Shanley & Fisher, Morristown, NJ, for Appellee Painewebber, Inc. Colodner, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, New York, NY, for Appellee Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. Reisberg, Willkie, Farr & Gallagher, New York, NY, Robert E. Fitzgerald, Gunster, Yoakley, Valdes-Fauli & Stewart, West Palm Beach, FL, for Appellee National Bank of Canada. George Kielman, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Legal Department, Mc Lean, VA, Gerald T.