Trailer Park Resident Sues WikiLeaks, Julian Assange for $150M in Miami Court

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Julian Assange and WikiLeaks are currently knee deep in a heap of legal concerns. And their latest, and most ridiculous, comes from a Florida man named David Pitchford who has sued the organization and its figurehead for emotional distress. Pitchford, who lists a Key West trailer park as his address but also claims to be a resident of Miami, is seeking $150 million in damages and claims he is now in a constant state of fear over the possibility of "nucliar war" [sic] because of Assange's actions.

Pitchford filed the suit in the United States District Court in Miami on January 6. The document claims that Assange is guilty of "terrorism, espionage and treason" and that his actions has caused Pitchford intentional emotional distress. Pitchford claims that Assange is responsible for his following ailments (all taken word for word from the error-ridden suit):
  • A worsening of Plaintiffs hyper tention;
  • A worsening of Plaintiffs depression;
  • A worsening of Plaintiff's Stress;
  • Living under the constant fear of being stricken by another heart attack and or stroke as a result of the foregoing;
  • In fear of being on the brink of Nucliar WAR
Pitchford wants $100 million from Assange and WikiLeaks in compensatory damages, another $50 million in punitive damages, plus court costs. You can read the full suit in PDF format here.

A blogger known as Superkuh claims to have spoken to Pitchford over the phone, and Pitchford claims he has previously filed suit against Osama Bin Laden.

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MeatyBeatyBigBouncy
MeatyBeatyBigBouncy

Apparently you can wear your tin hat too tightly. If you are certain that the world is about to nuke itself into oblivion, what will money do for you? Frivolous law suit, send the jerk a bill for the time and resources he wasted.

PeenHeen
PeenHeen

LOL, those bottom feeding, blood sucking attorneys never cease to amaze me. No ownder the kangaroo courts are so bogged down. Frivolous nonsense like this.

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robin yates
robin yates

I hope the court treats this with a sense of humour ( heheheheheheheheh )

ThomasMc
ThomasMc

When asked what he would do with the money, he replied that he would buy a '64 Airstream, and a carton of smokes.

Drake Mallard
Drake Mallard

Every Cuban American family has at least one wanna be "VICTIM" as a member.

Helen Gynell
Helen Gynell

I'll take the "stupid" pink snails moving to the Gables as news over this waste of time any day.

Joserojas_py
Joserojas_py

Uff!, also in first world of this size there are idiots!

Guest Guestington
Guest Guestington

You're a moron. This suit was filed pro se (by the plaintiff without an attorney). No attorney would take this. Any attorney who filed this would be sanctioned/fined by the court.

Why don't you learn about how the court system works before pointing fingers at attorneys?

MiamiResident
MiamiResident

Hey imbecile, does David Pitchford really sound like a Cuban-American name?

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