Facebook Lawyers Cite “Smoking Gun” Papers In Ceglia Case

Lawyers for Facebook Inc. say they have unearthed “smoking-gun documents” that debunk the claims of a New York man that he is entitled to a signficant ownership stake in the social-networking service.

In court papers filed late Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, attorneys for Facebook write that plaintiff Paul Ceglia “does not want the public to know what was discovered on his computers because it includes smoking-gun documents” showing that evidence presented to bolster his case has been fabricated.

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