Florida Condo Developer Sues Residents Over Website

October 22, 2013
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The developer of a mold- and water-plagued condominium complex in Manatee County alleges in a lawsuit that a handful of former and current residents conspired to hack emails and to create a website slamming the company in an effort to get it to buy back their homes.

The Bradenton Herald reported that a lawsuit filed Oct. 11 in federal court in Tampa by KB Home officials says two residents started a blog to divert traffic from the company’s website and to disparage and damage its reputation.

The blog features news stories about the severe construction issues at Willowbrook condos.

The 270-condo complex has construction deficiencies including water intrusion, sinking floors and mold.

Construction and repairs started in 2012 after dozens of units were ruled unsafe by county building inspectors.

 

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  • October 29, 2013 at 2:05 pm
    insurance is fun! says:
    The truth hurts indeed...... It's too bad they had to resort to doing this in order to be heard and/or taken care of properly. As long as they weren't giving false information... read more
  • October 22, 2013 at 2:13 pm
    Cheetoh Mulligan says:
    The Truth Hurts.
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