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FTC v. First Universal Lending

FTC v. First Universal Lending

Case Date: 02/17/2011
Citation: FTC v. First Universal Lending, 773 F. Supp. 2d 1332 (S.D. Fla. 2011)
Court Type: Federal District
Court: Southern District of Florida (S.D. Fla.)
Judge: Federal Magistrate Judge: Robin S. Rosenbaum

FTC brought action under the FTC Act and Telemarketing Sales Rule. Defendants filed a Motion to Enjoin Prosecution, alleging the FTC, in bad faith, destroyed computer evidence beneficial to Defendants’ case.


The Court held the FTC was not responsible for spoliation of Defendants’ computer evidence, as there was no direct or circumstantial evidence of bad faith on behalf of the FTC.

Relevant Documents:

Motion to Enjoin Prosecution and/or to Enjoin Prosecution (Doc. 170)

Response in Opposition to Motion to Enjoin Prosecution (Doc. 177)

Reply in Support of Motion to Enjoin Prosecution (Doc. 182)

Order (Doc. 210)

E-Discovery Issues: Motion for Spoliation, Motion to Enjoin Prosecution, Preliminary Injunction
E-discovery Tags: Forensic Analysis/Examination, Mirror Imaging, Preservation and Collection, Sanctions, Spoliation
E-discovery subjects: Computer, Hard drive, Servers, Software

Published: December 20th, 2017

Category: Uncategorized

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