Trustwave Must Face Casino Co.'s Fraud Claims In Breach Row

Law360, New York (September 30, 2016, 10:16 PM EDT) -- Casino owner Affinity Gaming LLC can proceed on its claims that forensics firm Trustwave Holdings Inc. breached its contract and acted fraudulently by failing to properly investigate and fix issues it was hired to repair after a customer data breach, a Nevada federal judge ruled Friday, though dismissing some negligence allegations.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro held that Affinity's breach of contract, fraud and fraudulent inducement claims could all remain based on Affinity's allegations that it was wrongly led by Trustwave to believe the firm had the capabilities and experience to clean up and tighten its security system, when...

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