Ex-Film Site Owner Can't Shake The Wrap's Fraud Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 16, 2013, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A California judge refused Thursday to toss The Wrap News Inc.'s fraud suit against the former owner of a film database company it acquired, ruling the entertainment news website sufficiently pled allegations the owner overstated the value of his company and conspired to steal trade secrets.

At a hearing, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Teresa Sanchez-Gordon allowed claims of fraud, civil theft, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition to go forward against Jason Scoggins, who in 2009 founded Itsonthegrid Inc., a database that logs information...
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