FTC Atty's Alleged Baby Buying Quip Can't Sink Suit

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 7:10 PM ET) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday refused to dismantle a lawsuit over an alleged health insurance scam because of a federal prosecutor’s purported joke that two defendants had "bought" their recently adopted baby, saying the comment was unprofessional but not sanctionable.

U.S. District Court Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. rejected a bid by defendants IAB Marketing Associates and its principal to disqualify the attorney and dismiss a suit accusing IAB of participating in a scheme to dupe millions of consumers into signing up for health care...
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Case Information

Case Title

Federal Trade Commission v. IAB Marketing Associates, LP

Case Number

0:12-cv-61830

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Robert N. Scola, Jr

Date Filed

September 18, 2012

Sections

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