Federal Judge Dismisses Some Counterclaims Against Tobacco Producer
(October 3, 2017, 1:34 PM EDT) -- ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A federal judge in North Carolina on Sept. 28 partially granted and partially denied a tobacco producer’s motion to dismiss counterclaims of fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices after finding that the man who filed the counterclaims did not allege sufficient facts to support those claims (Independent Warehouse v. Samuel Kim, No. 4:17-cv-49, E.D. N.C., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 162630).
(Order available. Document #04-171018-010R.)
Independent Warehouse produces and sells tobacco in Pitt County, N.C. In 2014, Samuel Kim and Independent...