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Stambovsky v. Ackley
Citation:169 A.D.2d 254, 572 N.Y.S.2d 672
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Stambovsky v. Ackley
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Stambovsky (plaintiff) purchased a home in a village in New York from Ackley (defendant). Ackley had publicized the home as being haunted by poltergeists. The home was featured in a local walking tour and was described in a newspaper article as “a riverfront Victorian (with ghost).” Stambovsky was not a local in the area and did not know that the home he purchased had a reputation as being haunted. Stambovsky sued Ackley to rescind his contract to purchase the home and recover his down payment.
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