Ex-Housing Head Hits Newspapers With Libel Suit

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 6:39 PM EDT) -- A former public housing authority director hit the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News with a defamation lawsuit last week, claiming they published hundreds of false and malicious stories about him in order to sell more newspapers.

Carl Greene, who was ousted from his position as head of the Philadelphia Housing Authority in September 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment and misuse of public funds, says in a complaint filed Sept. 14 in Pennsylvania state court that the newspapers has relentlessly attacked his reputation in...
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