Practice Area: Consumer protection
Outcome: Bench verdict for $95,000
Description: Eight people invested from $5,000 to $15,000 each with Pam Bennett, purportedly to be furnished search engines to start their own businesses, along with training. All they ever got was phony "training" and no search engines were ever provided. Bennett claimed any debt was a corporate responsibility not hers but court disagreed and imposed personal liability upon her. Some trebling of damages was done, and attorney fees were awarded. Judgment was approximately $95,000.