Partners who created one of Oakland's biggest job centers and bought four downtown office buildings, including the Tribune Tower, have fallen out and are on opposite sides of a lawsuit.
Allan Young is alleging that Tom Henderson blocked Young from accessing financial information in their company, Callsocket, which operates a call center with hundreds of agents in the Tribune Tower, and other businesses.
Young also claims that Henderson used funds, which were primarily raised from Chinese investors under the EB-5 foreign investment program, for personal use and buying real estate. CallSocket and its affiliates bought the Tribune Tower at 409 13th St., as well as 517 17th St., 1740 Broadway and 2001 Broadway.
The August complaint was filed in Alameda County Superior Court and also names Henderson's sons,Matthew and Michael, as defendants.
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