Nanaimo man must pay $179,000 for libellous statements on website - 2008-07-18

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F0.png Nanaimo man must pay $179,000 for libellous statements on website July 18, 2008, Nanaimo Daily News, canada.com

A man from Nanaimo has been ordered to pay more than $179,000 in damages arising from hundreds of libellous statements he made on numerous websites over a four-year period.

B.C. Supreme Court Justice D.A. Halfyard found that Patrick Michael Sullivan defamed Robert Griffin, a 43-year-old resident of Sydney, Australia, in Internet postings from May 30, 2003 up until the trial in April.


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