'Hot Coffee' Claims Tossed From Take-Two Suit

Law360, New York (April 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has booted claims from a securities suit against Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. that alleged the company failed to disclose that pornographic material was hidden in its “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” video game, but she allowed options backdating claims to go forward and gave the plaintiffs leave to amend their complaint.

The lawsuit, filed in 2006 in the wake of a massive stock options backdating scheme that forced the company under the spotlight of regulators and the New York district attorney's office, alleges that...
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