MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A government watchdog group alleges that it has been deprived of a crucial opportunity to fundraise and fulfill its mission because of the actions of another watchdog group and an organization.
Freedom Watch Inc. filed a complaint on July 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Judicial Watch Inc. and the American Conservative Union citing the Sherman Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants have conspired and colluded together to limit competition from the plaintiff. It alleges the defendants have worked together to exclude the plaintiff as a sponsor and exhibitor at the Conservation Political Action Conference.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages of more than $10 million, punitive damages that exceeds $40 million, treble damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. It is represented by Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch Inc. in Washington, D.C.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida case number 1:17-cv-22627-FAM