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Aug 27, 2013
State Cracks Down on Threatening Letters
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The State of Vermont, acting under state consumer protection laws, has settled a lawsuit with Delaware based MPHJ Technology Investments LLC. MPHJ has been sending thousands of threatening letters nationwide demanding as much as $1,200 per employee from companies who scan documents to be emailed. The settlement limiting the firm's ability to threaten residents and businesses in Minnesota is believed to be the first of its kind.

Minnesota Forces Patent Company to Limit Demand Letters (1) - Businessweek
A patent-licensing company sued by Vermont officials for sending threatening letters has agreed not to target businesses in Minnesota, that state’s attorney general said today.
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