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Stambovsky v. Ackley
Citation:169 A.D.2d 254, 572 N.Y.S.2d 672 (1991)
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Stambovsky v. Ackley
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The plaintiff, Mr. Stambovsky, purchased a home from the defendants, the Ackleys. Unbeknownst to Mr. Stambovsky, the Ackleys spread far and wide that their home was haunted. The Ackleys claimed that they, and other members of their family, had witnessed numerous poltergeists events. The Ackleys even had this information published in the news, and on a television show. Mr. Stambovsky found out, and realized the value of his home was greatly diminished. Mr. Stambovsky sued.
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