Sharon Bell v. Igal Feibush

Opinion -- California Court of Appeal Permits Treble Damages for Failure to Repay Loan

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Court of Appeal affirmed trial court's determination that making a loan based on a false promise to repay amounted to theft by false pretense, and Penal Code 496 therefore applied, entitling the victim to recover treble damages and all attorney fees.

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Published In: Business Torts Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Criminal Law Updates

Reference Info:Decision | State, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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