As lead counsel, Melody Jolly (Wilmington), filed and prevailed on a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim in a a putative class action in Federal Court seeking to recover over $1 billion in damages, arising from Plaintiffs’ relationships with credit repair companies, which Plaintiffs alleged operated debt elimination and credit repair scams. Jolly’s clients were an attorney and a law firm, who were alleged to have conspired with the credit repair companies, among other things. The causes of action against our clients included unjust enrichment, conversion, violations of NC RICO and Federal RICO (i.e. racketeering), violations of the Credit Repair Organizations Act, conspiracy, negligence, fraud, and tortious interference with prospective business advantage, among other things. Jolly filed a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, and all claims against her clients were dismissed with prejudice.
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