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BUILDERS IN 1 ROUBLE. CHARGES OP FRAUD MADE BT A CREO-1TOR. An attachment for $35,181 has been granted by Judge Andrews of the Supreme Court against Robert B. and James G. Lynd. builder, of 520 East Eiehty-firet-street, in favor of tba Chapin-Hall Manufacturing Company of Newark for interior trimmings famished la 1886 and 1 887. The Messrs. Lynd have been la large bulldlag operation for many years, tbe business having been conducted in tbe name of Robert & Lynd. Their latest operation was the erection of 16 spertmeBt houses in Elgtty-first-street, between Avenue A and B. Marshall D. HU of the Cbapln-Hall Manufacturing Company, In his affidavit, alleges that James Q. Lynd on Jan. 20 Informed him that the title to five of the houses In Eighty first-street t to 537 Inclusive stood In tae name of a friend of tbe defendants' lawyer, but be and his brother; owned tbe Iota and premises snd controlled this man in whose name the title stood, called a "dummy;" that the title bad been put in the tatter's name to guard against anything which might ba pen to defendants. and J. O. Lynd iro posed tbat tbe defendants should deea three of the houses subject to inrurobrsnces toward a Settlement of the plaintiff's claim; that J. O. Lynd had previously stated ttat B. B. Lynd was In business wltb Dim. It is also alleged that they are fraudulently endt avorlng to ahirt the liability for tbe plalntlfe claim acaluat the Mahv Lynd to R. H. Lynd individually, aud that houses 17 East Seventy-second-tract aud In Plflr-slxtb-dreet, have beta trans-fsrred to J. U. Lynd with Intent to cheat and defraud lb plaintiff, and that an assignment waa threatened In favor of the banks It the plaintiff pressed the claim. HraditrttCt reports slate that Robert B. Lynd hss sold 3 of tbe Eiguty-flrst-street house for eol,5O0; the remalnlug 13 be trennferr! to his brother. James (I.. for a apmtnal consideration, subject to mortgage forCltfo,200. Jaaie haa, it I said, sold of them for an aggregate of 135,O00. K. B. has also sold 45 LaHHuty-second-street for $43,760; mortgaged for $22,500. He also trausf erred the northeast corner of Ssventy-seeond-street and Madison-avenue to James Q. Lynd, subject to mortgages lor $U 00,000.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 02 Feb 1888, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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