Paul Ceglia v. Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Inc.

Ceglia v Facebook - Answer and Affirmative Defenses

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Facebook Inc.'s May 26, 2011 answer to Paul Ceglia in Ceglia v Facebook, in which the company responds: "This lawsuit is a brazen and outrageous fraud on the Court. Plaintiff is an inveterate scam artist whose misconduct extends across decades and borders. His latest and most farreaching fraud is the Amended Complaint filed in this action, which is based upon a doctored

contract and fabricated evidence. Plaintiff alleges that he recently “discovered” a purported contract that now supposedly entitles him to ownership of 50 percent of Zuckerberg’s interest in Facebook. The purported contract was signed in 2003, yet Plaintiff waited until 2010 to file this action — a seven-year delay during which Plaintiff remained utterly silent while Facebook grew into one of the world’s best-known companies. Plaintiff has now come out of the woodwork seeking billions in damages..."

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Reference Info:Pleadings | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

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