03/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New York Post Sued In $10M Libel Case

BROOKLYN (CN) - Joel Speyer, a CPA, says the New York Post cost him his job and defamed him in an Oct. 20, 2008 article accusing him of election fraud. He says the Post ran "a large unflattering photograph" of him in the story, with the caption, "Funny Biz: Joel Speyer (center), a New Yorker, has already cast an Ohio ballot."
Speyer says the article described him, falsely, as "a rich banker and real estate mogul who was committing fraud to influence an election."

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