Libel / defamation of character

Asked over 5 years ago - Murfreesboro, TN

An email went out to several people that stated I extorted money from a club. Do I have a case against this person?

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  1. Patrick St George Cousins

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    Answered . In most states libel is only actionable if a person that received the email believes the content to be true and you were damaged in some way by that belief. So the answer is "maybe." Please let me know if anyone advised you that they believed the email.

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