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Company Sues Angry Investor For Alleged Libel, Defamation

Law360 (April 4, 2018, 9:29 PM EDT) -- Executives of a California-based company that specializes in helping businesses reach out to customers via text messages sued an investor in Illinois federal court Wednesday, alleging he posted dozens defamatory and libelous comments about the executives in online forums.

Textmunication’s CEO Wais Asefi and Chief Operating Officer David Thielen alleged Illinois resident and investor Lester Einhaus libeled and defamed them on multiple online message boards centered around penny stock investing. Einhaus, who lent $25,000 to Textmunication in September 2015, allegedly began posting the defamatory comments in...
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Case Title

Thielen et al v. Einhaus


Case Number

1:18-cv-02421

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

320(P.I.: Assault Libel & Slander)

Date Filed

April 4, 2018

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