Ex-convict Chip Watkins likely thought he’d paid his debt to society when he completed his jail sentence. As it turned out, however, Watkins short-changed society by failing to disclose to the authorities his claimed $600,000 investment in a closely held real estate company. In this week’s New York Business Divorce, find out how Watkin’s omission dashed his hopes of recovery in a shareholder derivative action recently dismissed by Justice Emily Pines.

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