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Judge Orders Facebook's Zuckerberg To Turn Over Emails

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.04.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and its founder must release documents and electronic correspondence to a defense lawyer whose client has fled from crimina...

Ceglia v. Mark Zuckerberg: May a Civil Litigator Simply Accept His Client's "Truth"?

Joel Cohen | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime
Joel Cohen

One should probably vet a lawyer the same way a lawyer should vet his client's claim when it causes the attorney's eyes to roll when he first hears it. If the allegation doesn't pass the decent lawyer's "smell test" it's likely it won't pass anyone else's smell test, especially the judge's.

Man Arrested For Alleged Multibillion-Dollar Scheme To Defraud Facebook

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.26.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A businessman who claimed in a lawsuit that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had promised him half ownership in the then-fledgling c...

Facebook Moves To Kill Suit Brought By Man Claiming To Own Half The Company

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.26.2012 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Attorneys for Facebook sought the dismissal Monday of what they called an "opportunistic and fraudulent" lawsuit by a New York m...

More Lawyers Join Man's Fight For Facebook Ownership

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An upstate New York man who says he's entitled to half ownership of Facebook has added five attorneys to his legal team. Paul C...

New York Man May Owe Facebook Big Money

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 04.02.2012 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Lawyers for Facebook are looking for $84,000 in legal fees from a New York man after a judge ruled he caused delays in his lawsu...

Judge: Man Claiming Half Of Facebook Must Return To U.S.

AP | Posted 01.03.2012 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York man who's been staying in Ireland while his lawsuit claiming half ownership of Facebook is argued has been told to co...

Facebook Ownership Suit Back In Court

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A New York man's claim that he's entitled to half ownership of Facebook is again before a federal judge. Legal arguments are schedul...

New Evidence Emerges In Facebook Ownership Case

Posted 12.17.2011 | Technology

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - The New York man claiming half of Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg's stake in the social networking company t...

Man Claiming To Own Half Of Facebook Must Hand Over All Emails

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A man suing for part ownership of Facebook must give lawyers for the social networking company access to every email he's exchan...

Facebook Granted Access To Personal Emails In Ownership Suit

Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

AP/HUFFINGTON POST (BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- A judge on Wednesday gave Facebook access to the personal email accounts of a man suing for half ownership of th...

Facebook Says New Evidence Proves Zuck Didn't Sign Away 50% Of Facebook

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Associated Press)— Facebook attorneys late Monday revealed evidence that they say proves a New York man fabricated a contract that he...

Facebook Claims Fraud 'Smoking Gun' In Paul Ceglia Case

Wired | Posted 10.07.2011 | Technology

Facebook says they’ve found the “authentic contract” between Ceglia and Zuckerberg. Facebook is also charging that Ceglia, who they say is now l...

Lawyers Abandon Man Claiming To Own Half Of Facebook

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York man suing Mark Zuckerberg for a stake in Facebook has changed attorneys as the multibillion-dollar social media compa...

Facebook Has Ugly Words For Man Who Claims To Own Half Of Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.27.2011 | Technology

First it was Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. Now, New Yorker Paul Ceglia is the latest thorn in Facebook's side, claiming that prior business dealings w...

Could This Email Cost Mark Zuckerberg 50% Of Facebook?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg scored a major victory on Monday, when a U.S. appeals court ruled that the Winklevoss twins could not appeal their pr...

Man Who Claims To Own 50% Of Facebook Files New Evidence

Business Insider | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

Remember Paul Ceglia? He's the fellow in upstate New York who sued Mark Zuckerberg last July, claiming that, way back in 2003, Zuckerberg had agree...

Man Claiming To Own Facebook Has Check Proving Partnership, Lawyer Says

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The western New York man suing over claims he owns 84 percent of Facebook Inc. has a copy of a $3,000 cashier's check that may support his contract cl...

Facebook 'Suspects' Zuckerberg Contract Was 'Forged'

Wired | Ryan Singel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook says it "strongly suspects" forgery is involved in a contract showing its founder Mark Zuckerberg signed away more than half the rights to Fa...

Facebook Claimant Must Answer 'Where Have You Been?' To Win

Huffington Post/AP | Carolyn Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Facebook will try to get a New York man's claim for majority ownership of the website thrown out of court, attorneys for the social ...

Paul Ceglia Claims To Own Facebook

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

New York web designer Paul Ceglia, who has filed a suit against Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, claims he owns an 84% stake in Facebook. Ceg...