Resources

This book has been written primarily using court transcripts, depositions taken under oath, documents obtained in the litigation process, observations of the conduct of the Lennar executives and their lawyers by myself and others, complaints filed in numerous venues across the country involving Lennar, news articles, analyst reports, SEC filings, published reports, press releases, communications to U.S. Attorneys by Lennar lawyers, expert opinions, and other sources. Documents and references are listed by chapter, and chapters containing no referenced documents are purposefully omitted for brevity and clarity. Entries in blue have links to the documents referenced in the book

INTRODUCTION

  • epidemic of lying: James B. Stewart, Tangled Webs (The Penguin Press, 2011).

CHAPTER ONE: An Interesting Day

CHAPTER TWO: The Lennar Way

CHAPTER THREE: Under New Management

CHAPTER FOUR: The Beginning

CHAPTER FIVE: The Best and Brightest

CHAPTER SIX: A Masters in Mendacity

CHAPTER SEVEN: Flim Flam Accounting

CHAPTER EIGHT: LandSource

CHAPTER NINE: Litigation Vendetta

CHAPTER TEN: The Whistleblower Letter

Whistleblower Testimony:

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Fraud Discovery Institute

CHAPTER TWELVE: The Red Flags Report

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Kill the Messengers

CHAPTER FOURTEEN: The Board of Mushrooms

CHAPTER FIFTEEN: The Deal Steal

CHAPTER SIXTEEN: The Florida Billion Dollar Verdict

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Frivolous Claims and the Florida Fairy Tale

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: A Liar for Hire

  • lawyer’s duty of candor”: James B. Stewart, Tangled Webs (The Penguin Press 2011).

CHAPTER NINETEEN: RICO – The Lennar Way

CHAPTER TWENTY: Just the Facts