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Land baron in legal tussle with former pal over money, sex and Mob claims

By Alexandra Clough - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

One of Palm Beach County’s largest private commercial land owners is in a heated battle with a former friend and business affiliate. The disputes are contained in two lawsuits brimming with allegations of sex, Mafia links and big money.

The players: Boca Raton land baron James Batmasian and Joseph Falso, owner of First Southern Construction Corp. and First Building Corporation of Florida.

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Alexandra Clough writes about the economy, real estate and the law.

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