$4B Suit Accuses Dish Of Scheming To Infiltrate LightSquared

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Dish Network LLC and billionaire chairman Charlie Ergen fraudulently schemed to prevent Harbinger Capital Partners LLC from maintaining control of bankrupt wireless startup LightSquared Inc., the company said in a $4 billion complaint filed Tuesday in a New York bankruptcy court.

Ergen and his company deprived Harbinger, a potential competitor, of its investment in and control of LightSquared and its valuable wireless spectrum and misappropriated the valuable spectrum assets at a discount to their true value, according to the complaint.

“Harbinger has filed this action to...
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