Sep 242009
 
 September 24, 2009  Posted by  Breaches, Court

Ben Nuckols of Associated Press reports:

Acorn and two former employees of its Baltimore office filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against the makers of a hidden-camera video that showed the employees giving tax advice to a man posing as a pimp and a woman posing as a prostitute.

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The lawsuit names James O’Keefe III and Hannah Giles, who played the pimp and prostitute in the video, as defendants. It also names conservative columnist and blogger Andrew Breitbart of Los Angeles, who posted it on his Web site, biggovernment.com.

Read the full story on Delaware Online. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants violated Maryland Wiretap Law.

Related: Complaint (pdf)

Note: There’s an interesting discussion going on over on The Volokh Conspiracy about this lawsuit and the statute involved.

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