Judge Trims TV Writer's 'White Collar' Fraud Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 15, 2012, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Tuesday pared down a television writer's lawsuit accusing "White Collar" producer Jeff Eastin, Fox Television Studios Inc. and others of cheating him out of profits from the USA Network legal drama he purportedly co-created in a Woodland Hills, Calif., hot tub.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu granted motions by Fox, Creative Artists Agency LLC and others to dismiss claims for fraud, conspiracy and unfair business practices, saying writer Dennis Travis Romero would have to amend his complaint and try...
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