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Let Receiver Probe Fake Google Agents' Devices, Judge Says

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 8:20 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge entered a report Thursday recommending that a court-appointed receiver be granted access to personal laptops and cellphones belonging to two owners of a company the Federal Trade Commission claims tricked small businesses into paying fees to purportedly avoid being removed from Google listings.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry S. Seltzer found that defendants Dustin Pillonato and Justin Ramsey's objections, which were based on assertions of protections against self-incrimination under the Fifth Amendment and against warrantless search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment, fell...
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Case Information

Case Title

Federal Trade Commission v. Pointbreak Media, LLC et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Cecilia M. Altonaga

Date Filed

May 7, 2018

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