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