By Lynnley Browning – June 9, 2021
So much for trying to make amends with family.
A multimillion-dollar battle has flared up again between a wealthy Florida grandmother and her two grandsons whom she accused of mishandling her money while working at J.P. Morgan Securities, a new court filing shows.
Beverley Schottenstein, 94, the heir to a retail empire that grew to include stakes in shoe retailer DSW and clothing chain American Eagle Outfitters, moved June 8 to reopen her high-profile lawsuit against her grandsons in a Miami federal court, records show.
Her filing is the first since March 18, when she put on hold her civil lawsuit against brothers Evan and Avi Schottenstein, her grandsons, following an arrangement by the parties to resolve things outside of a courtroom. That truce broke down, and the gloves are now off, according to her latest filing in Florida’s Southern District. Read more