CLARKSBURG – Kidney Dialysis & Transplant Group has filed a racketeering lawsuit against 25 businesses and individuals.
Maged Gouda; Momtaz Gouda; Clair Fahmy; Rhonda Malak; Emad Malak; Amal Gouda Guirguis; Sunshine Day Care Academy; BrickStreet Insurance; Scottsdale Insurance Co.; Joseph Pitrolo; Pitrolo & Associates PLLC and its professional and business insurances; Principle Hoffman; Johnson Elementary School; Amy Lanham; Shannon Thomas; Tammy Hamner; John Walker; Terry Walker; James Keenan; Sherrill Powell; Lori B. Jackson; John Lanham; and James Jones were also named as defendants in the suit.
The plaintiffs include Kidney Dialysis & Transplant Group PLLC; Kidney Dialysis & Transplant Group Inc.; Nabil Guirgis; Serena Guirguis; Verina Guirguis; Christina Guirguis; MedStar Real Estate & Development LLC; and Gentle Dialysis Center.
Gouda and his wife, who are residents of South Carolina, came to West Virginia, demolished the professional interior structure of the commercial building in Bridgeport without the authorization of Nabil Guirguis, the founder, owner and president of MedStar, according to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.
“They did it against his will in duress,” the complaint states. “They did it while exerting threats of destroying his professional career. They did it to advance their own personal agenda of establishing franchised daycare business in West Virginia, South Carolina and New Jersey, where the members of the Gouda Family live.”
The financial damages are approximately $250,000, according to the suit.
The plaintiffs claim Fahmay has a personality disorder and controlled and organized the members of the Gouda family to conduct many unlawful acts.
Amal Gouda Guirguis, who is the ex-wife of Nabil Guirguis, controlled by Fahmay, forged Nabil Guirguis’ signature and bought a $1 million life insurance policy and designated herself as the only beneficiary, according to the suit.
The plaintiffs claim her unlawful act was discovered in April, during discovery procedure of civil litigation.
Amal Gouda Guirguis; Fahmay; and Momtaz Gouda opened a joint secret account at Citi Bank, where Amal Gouda embezzled and laundered money from the business, according to the suit.
The plaintiffs are seeking damages in the amount of at least $5 million. They are representing themselves.
The case is assigned to District Judge Irene M. Keeley.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia case number: 1:15-cv-00239