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Saturday, September 29, 2007

Misrepresentation Suit Filed Against Patriots

Like we New Englanders don't have enough annoyance with the videotaping of opposing teams' signs by the New England Patriots.  Now we have Jets fans filing lawsuits.

The lawsuit states that because other teams found illegal videotaping by the Patriots, Jets ticket holders should be compensated for all Jets-Pats games in Giants Stadium since Belichick became coach in 2000.

The two calculated that because customers paid $61.6 million to watch eight “fraudulent” games, they’re entitled to triple that amount - or $184.8 million - in compensation under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act and the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.

Good luck with that.

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