FTC Atty's Alleged Baby Buying Quip Can't Sink Suit

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday refused to dismantle a lawsuit over an alleged health insurance scam because of a federal prosecutor’s purported joke that two defendants had "bought" their recently adopted baby, saying the comment was unprofessional but not sanctionable.

U.S. District Court Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. rejected a bid by defendants IAB Marketing Associates and its principal to disqualify the attorney and dismiss a suit accusing IAB of participating in a scheme to dupe millions of consumers into signing up for health care...
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Case Information

Case Title

Federal Trade Commission v. IAB Marketing Associates, LP

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Robert N. Scola, Jr

Date Filed

September 18, 2012

Government Agencies

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