Integral Files Stock Fraud Suit Over Online Insult

Law360, New York (June 22, 2010, 7:39 PM EDT) -- U.S. government contractor Integral Systems Inc. has filed a securities fraud suit against an anonymous commenter who criticized the company's CEO and chief financial officer on a Yahoo Finance message board, saying the short post was part of a plot to drive down Integral's stock price.

Columbia, Md.-based Integral, which makes technology for satellite communications systems, filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland that also includes defamation claims.

The commenter, known only as “Simple.Truth17” at this point, claimed in...
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