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Class Action Certified Against First American Monetary Consultants, Inc., Larry Bates, And Related Parties

TROY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOTICE OF CLASS ACTION REGARDING FIRST AMERICAN MONETARY CONSULTANTS, INC., INFORMATION RADIO NETWORK, INC., LARRY BATES, BARBARA BATES, ROBERT BATES, CHARLES E. BATES, KINSEY BROWN BATES and CECILIA STANDLEY

ORLOWSKI, et al v. FIRST AMERICAN MONETARY CONSULTANTS, INC., INFORMATION RADIO NETWORK, INC., LARRY BATES, BARBARA BATES, ROBERT BATES, CHARLES E. BATES, KINSEY BROWN BATES and CECILIA STANDLEY
Case No. 2:11-cv-01396, U.S. District Court, Western Dist. of Tenn., Western Section
* This notice has been authorized by a federal Court – This is NOT a solicitation from a lawyer*

ATTENTION ALL PURCHASERS OR SELLERS OF PRECIOUS METALS DOING BUSINESS WITH FIRST AMERICAN MONETARY CONSULTANTS, INC., INFORMATION RADIO NETWORK, INC., LARRY BATES, BARBARA BATES, ROBERT BATES, CHARLES E. BATES, KINSEY BROWN BATES and CECILIA STANDLEY:

If you transacted business with First American Monetary Consultants, Inc., Information Radio Network, Inc., Larry Bates, Barbara Bates, Robert Bates, Charles E. Bates, Kinsey Brown Bates, or Cecilia Standley for the purchase/sale/trade of precious metals or coins, on or before January 1, 2006, or if, at any time, you transacted business with the above persons/entities for the purchase of precious metals with the understanding that metals would be stored on your behalf indefinitely, you may be a member of this class action lawsuit.  Your damages may include: incomplete metals orders, inferior substituted metals, delays in fulfillment of your order, the inability to locate your stored metals, or other damages.

What This Lawsuit is About
In December 2012, customers of First American Monetary Consultants, Inc., Information Radio Network, Inc., Larry Bates, Barbara Bates, Robert Bates, Charles E. Bates, Kinsey Brown Bates, or Cecilia Standley filed a class action lawsuit, on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated persons, against the above individuals/entities alleging damages caused by the actions of First American Monetary Consultants, Inc., Information Radio Network, Inc., Larry Bates, Barbara Bates, Robert Bates, Charles E. Bates, Kinsey Brown Bates, or Cecilia Standley in breaching duties owed and conducting a fraud to deprive individuals of their metals, money or assets.

Relief Sought
The Plaintiff Class is seeking: monetary compensation for damages; treble damages; costs; attorneys' fees; exemplary/punitive damages; injunctive relief; accounting, constructive trust.  The court may grant all, part, or none of the relief that the Plaintiff Class seeks.

Your Right to Be Excluded
You may choose to exclude yourself from or "opt out" of the Plaintiff Class or intervene in this lawsuit.  If you choose to be excluded from the Plaintiff Class, follow the directions regarding Exclusion contained in the full version of the Notice of Class Action, and submit your Request no later than Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Possible Financial Consequences
If you remain a member of the Plaintiff Class, you will be able to share in the recovery or benefit to Class Members that may be awarded by the court or paid in settlement of this lawsuit, less costs and attorney fees, and you will be bound by the judgment of the court in this lawsuit, favorable or not.  If you choose to exclude yourself from the Plaintiff Class, you will not be able to share in any recovery or benefit to Class Members that may be awarded by the court or paid in settlement of this lawsuit, and you will not be bound by the judgment of the court in this lawsuit, favorable or not.

What You Should Do
If you believe that you are a member of this Class, please contact Class Counsel immediately to obtain the full version of the Notice of Class Action and so that you may be added to the Class list:

J. Houston Gordon
Amber Griffin Shaw
Law Office of J. Houston Gordon, PLLC
114 W. Liberty Ave, Suite 300
Covington, TN 38019
(901) 476-7100 telephone
(901) 476-3537 facsimile
[email protected]

Gerard V. Mantese
David Honigman
Mantese Honigman Rossman&Williamson P.C.
1361 E. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 457-9200 phone/(248)457-9201fax
[email protected]
[email protected]

SOURCE Mantese Honigman Rossman and Williamson, P.C.

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