Star-Ledger Fraud Suit Claims Newspaper Lied About Buyouts

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- In a case touching on the recent economic woes of the newspaper industry, a former deputy business editor and bureau chief with New Jersey's largest paper, The Star-Ledger, is suing the company for fraud, claiming he was misled into accepting a 2010 buyout.

Philip Read claims in a July 2 complaint in Essex County Superior Court against Newark Morning Star Ledger Co. that he felt forced to accept the buyout package after he was told the newspaper would resort to layoffs if it couldn't achieve $10...
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