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,', , . . , BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 15, 2013 Page15 Legally Speaking (Continued from Page 8) possible securities viola- tions to the SEC's Whistle- blower Program. The pro- gram, established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Re- form and Consumer Protec- tion Act in July 2010, has broad international reach and offers eligible whistle- blowers significant employ- ment protections, monetary awards and the ability to re- port anonymously. Jordan Thomas, a former SEC As- sistant Director and chair of the Whistleblower Represen- tation Practice at Labaton Sucharow, had this to say: "When Dr. Ben-Artzi first consulted with me, I was shocked by the size and scope of the alleged misconduct. This is exactly the type of sig- nificant and unreported secu- rities violations that the SEC Whistleblower Program was intended to address. It is one of many high-profile matters in the pipeline." Dr. Ben-Artzi repeatedly attempted to work through internal reporting channels, at increasingly higher lev- els, to correct the valuation problem. It was alleged in his retaliation complaint, filed with the Department of La- bor, that when he pressed his concerns further he was subjected to severe hostility, isolated, denied access to records necessary to perform his job, lost his job indepen- dence and was stripped of responsibilities. In Novem- ber 2011, shortly after re- LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 617-768-5800 Docket No. MI13D0150DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING CHANTAL BROWN vs. JEAN P. I.AROSE To the Defendant: The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage 1B. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon: Chantal Brown, 129 Galen Street, #2, Watertown, MA 02472 your answer, if any, on or before March 7, 2013. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, HON. PETER C. DiGANGI, First Justice of this Court. Date: January 24, 2013 Tara E. DeCdstofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 2/I 5/13 turning from paternity leave, Deutsche Bank informed Dr. Ben-Artzi that his posi- tion had been moved to Europe and laid him off with- out warning. He lost the chance to move with his job, and was not offered a real opportunity to find a new position within the financial institution. Dr. Ben-Artzi had received favorable performance re- views, and when laid off, was being recruited to work in other groups within the bank due to his professional expertise and reputation. In his retaliation case, Dr. Ben- Artzi alleged violations of the whistleblower protection pro- visions contained within the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. His lawyer Tom Devine said: "Ibis is a classic illustration of what whistleblowers risk when trying to work within the system affirms acting in bad faith. Dr. Ben-Artzi was a model corporate citizen who discovered SEC violations that coUld incur serious liability, and stuck his neck out inter- nally to warn bank man- agement. Deutsche Bank's re- sponse was to personally harass him, and fire him as soon as it pinned down what he knew. The retaliation was crude, and not camouflaged. Quite clearly, the point was to scare other would-be whistle- blowers into silence. The les- son learned is that working within Deutsche Bank's corpo- rate compliance and reporting system is an act of profes- sional suicide.  This case is a prime ex- ample of why whistleblowers, who perform badly-needed protections for corporate share-holders and also for taxpayers, must be protected from retaliation by their em- ployers. Reprint: Beasley Allen Report Source: Corporate Crime Reporter Remember Your Loved Ones  -: The Post-Gazette accepts memorials throughout the year. Call dl 7-227-8929 POST-GAZETTE EAST BOSTON SATELLITE OFFICE is NOW OPEN MARIE MATARESE 35 Bennington Street, East Boston 617.227.8929 TUES. 10:00 A.M. - 3.00 P.M. THURS. 11:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M. ACCEPTING Advertisements B General Advertisements Sales and Rentals | I Memorials . Legals ADVERTISING WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE I" ,L L ,.r.. ].. .11. i-  t. L L .]..I kl.' Pitchers and Catching Down at Fort Myers As I write this little ditty, I see snow falling outside my workplace. The forecast for the Blizzard of 2013 stated the snowfall would start at high noon. It is only 9:45 am. I have no idea what 3:00 pm will look like or if I will be stuck doing overtime. I am over at the new Mass Men- tal Health Center today which means that I am one of a special few people who were workers at the old Mass Mental when the first flake from the Blizzard of '78 fell. I am not sweating it or even in the slightest panic mode. I will survive this storm as I have survived so many over the years. I shut off the meteorologists once I saw them hyping everything, it seemed, for their ratings. I didn't run to the supermar- ket for spring water, bread, milk or toilet paper. By Sun- day, things will be all better. Meanwhile, I see the light at the end of the tunnel. Pitchers and catchers are all ready down at Fort Myers and my retirement date is still April 30 . Soon, March will be here, the days are getting longer and warmer days will return. We've had winter a little too easy for a while, a good storm will bring back the reality of Boston winters. Schilling Back in the News Recently, former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling was in the news because, reportedly, he was getting ready to auction off his bloody sock from 2004. Now he is back again, Ac- cording to Schilling, former Red Sox brass members let Schilling know that perfor- mance-enhancement drugs could extend his playing ca- reer he stated on Thursday, February 7 th on ESPN Radio. He later tweeted that the person who brought up the topic "wasn't anybody in uni- form, nor the baseball ops group." Schilling ended up sidelined with a shoulder injury in 2008 and retired in March 2009. As far as the conversation over the use of PEDs, Schilling told Radio host Collin Cowherd, "It was an incredibly uncomfortable conversation ... it was sug- gested to me that, at my age and in my situation, why not? What did I have to lose? Be- cause, ff I wasn't going to get healthy, it didn't matter. And if I did get healthy, great." Rivera Eager to Return to Mound t Nearly nine months re- moved from knee surgery that left him out of most of the 2012 season, the Yankee Closer, at 43, seems eager to return to the game he loves and will be at Spring Train- ing in Tampa at the club's first workouts on Febru- ary 13 th. Rivera said, "I can't wait for it. It's right around the corner, I am excited." Rivera is, by the way for the few who don't know it, the all-time saves leader at 608 in 18 seasons. He says he will do whatever is necessary to get ready for Opening Day in April. Last season after his injury, Rafael Soriano =sled into the closer roJe . EXTRA In nlngs by Sal Giarratani and converted 42 of 45 save situations and posted a great 2.26 ERA but opted out of the final year of his contract and signed with the Washington Nationals. Without Soriano, Rivera hopefully can return to the Rivera of old but who else do the Yankees have in the ready? Rivera re-signed a one-year deal worth $10 million ... The Yanks also retained Andy Pettitte, 40 and Hiroki Kuroda, 37, who will turn 38 later this month. Up and Coming Snowboarder Likely to Hit Grand-slam in Turkey? Recently, Snow Sports col- umnist Shaun Sutner from the Telegram & Telegraph in Worcester did a great story on snowboarding phenom Aus- tin Manley-O'Brien, a native of Shrewsbury and a sopho- more at Carrabassett Valley Academy in Maine. Austin, 16, competes in the bone- crushing boarder cross event, an Olympic sport. He has been called one of the best teens in the world in his sport. He is the winner of a major boarder cross race at his current base of Sugarloaf and at Shrewsbury's Ski Ward earlier this winter. He also finished third at an- other January cross event at Sugarloaf. He is being con- sidered as a likely pick for the U.S. boarder cross team that will be competing start- ing February 28  in the FIS World Junior Championship held in Erzurum, Turkey. As Shaun Sutner stated in his commentary, "... As a favorite in big boarder cross races coming up Feb. 2  and 3 'd at Smuggler's Notch, VT., the young Central Massa- chusetts product likely won't be stopped." Earl Williams 1971 Top Rookie Dead at 64 Earl Williams, the 1971 NL Rookie of the Year has died at age 64 from acute myeloid leukemia. He earned the 1971 rookie award after hit- ting 33 home runs with the Atlanta Braves. He hit 28 the following season then was traded to the Baltimore Orioles after the 1972 sea- son in a big deal that brought Davey Johnson to the Braves. Williams spent two seasons in Baltimore mostly arguing with Manager Earl Weaver and went on to play for both the Montreal Expos and Oak- land Athletics. His final Major League season was 1977 at age 29. His career numbers included 138 hom- ers and 457 RBIs with a life- time .247 batting average. LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. W198-Cl TERMINAL ROOF REPLACEMENT, WORCESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT WORCESTER, MASSACHUSE'I'rS, will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT WORCESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS AT 10:00 a.m. LOCAL TIME ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013. The work includes REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF THE EXISTING ROOFING, FLASHINGS, INSULATIONS AND ASSOCIATED WORK. Bid documents will be made available beginning MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2913. In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract General Bidders must submit with their bid a current Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and an Update Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of ROOFING. The estimated contract cost is $825,000.00. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authodty's Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda Or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a printed copy of the Proposal form. Bidding procedures and award of the contract and sub contracts shall be in accordance with the provisions of Sections 44A through 44J inclusive, Chapter 149 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub-bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub-bid amount, in the form of a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check, or a treasurer's or a cashier's check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the Massachusetts Port Authority in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and matedals payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and/or the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $3,000,000 (Three Million Dollars) Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details. No filed sub-bids will be required for this contract This contract is subject to a Minodty/Women Owned Business Enterpdse participation provision requiring that not less than THREE PERCENT (3%) of the Contract be performed by minority and women owned business enterpdsa contractors. With respect to this provision, bidders are urged to familiarize themselves thoroughly with the Bidding Documents. Strict compliance with the pertinent 3rocedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible. This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non-Discdmination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor's Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11248). The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000. Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. MASSACHUSETrS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 02/15/13 ,Q