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9th Circ. Panel Wrestles With Email Scam Coverage Battle

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 7:38 PM EDT) -- A Seattle-based seafood company urged a Ninth Circuit panel Monday to rule that Travelers must cover losses the company suffered when it was manipulated into wiring funds to a fraudster who posed as a vendor in emails, arguing its crime policy does not limit coverage to direct hacking incidents.

During a hearing before a three-judge appeals panel in San Francisco, counsel for Aqua Star (USA) Corp. sought to reverse the lower court's ruling for Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. of America and asserted that the computer...
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Case Title

Aqua Star (USA) Corp. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety


Case Number

16-35614

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

August 1, 2016

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