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Calif. Jury Finds BofA Blacklisted, Defamed Ex-Worker

Law360, Oakland, California (February 13, 2018, 7:41 PM EST) -- A California federal jury on Tuesday found Bank of America NA illegally blacklisted and defamed a former BofA client manager when it listed her with a fraud reporting agency, awarding the former employee compensatory and punitive damages that could surpass $1.6 million.

After a day deliberating, an eight-member jury found that the bank’s actions rose to the level of malice, which is a necessary element in the four claims that Salma Aghmane asserted against her former employer. The jury awarded her $192,600 in damages for future...
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Case Information

Case Title

Aghmane v. Bank of America Corporation N.A.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Donna M. Ryu

Date Filed

August 9, 2013

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