FilmOn Exec Hit With $8M Punitives Verdict For Sexual Battery

By Lauren Berg (April 26, 2019, 6:13 PM EDT) -- A California jury on Friday ordered FilmOn founder Alki David to pay $8 million in punitive damages for committing sexual battery against a former worker, but the panel also reduced the compensatory damages it had awarded the day before in the explosive trial.

The jury found Thursday that David repeatedly sexually harassed and battered plaintiff Chasity Jones when she worked as a sales executive for his companies FilmOn.TV Networks Inc. and Hologram USA, ordering David and the businesses to pay a combined $4.6 million. On Friday, however, the jurors reduced those compensatory damages to $3.1 million after indicating they had misunderstood...

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