Cash4Gold Drops Lawsuit Against Consumerist… Still Suing Whistleblowers

from the dear-streisand... dept

It looks like the folks over at Cash4Gold have finally realized that it wasn’t a particularly smart move to sue Consumerist for reporting on various allegations made against Cash4Gold. The company has dropped that part of the lawsuit, though it continues to sue the ex-employees it accuses of both defamation and “publishing any more confidential, proprietary information” (and, note, they don’t say which info was defamatory or which was confidential and proprietary). Consumerist makes it very clear that this wasn’t a settlement. They didn’t ask to be dropped from the case or agree to anything. One would guess that somewhere down the line a lawyer explained to Cash4Gold that its likelihood of winning such a case was about as close to zero as you could imagine…

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Re: Re: Re: Broken law

I find it interesting that a corporation has the right to free speech. This makes no sense. How does a corp speak, as it is not a living being. Is its speech similar to that of a mannequin ? Everyone can see the ventriloquist’s lips moving and only small childeren are fooled.

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I would strongly suggest checking out the Silver and Gold Exchange before selling gold or silver to ANYONE. I did a great deal of research, online and offline, and learned a lot about this business. I checked pawn shops, jewelers, “gold parties”, hotel “buying events as well as the online buyers, including the “as seen on tv” guys. I found that the Silver and Gold Exchange paid more than anyone else I could find. I liked the fact that they post the prices they pay per gram (beware of the places that quote in pennyweight/DWT) on a live price chart at I also checked out their Better Business Bureau report and found they have never had a single complaint as opposed to HUNDREDS of complaints some other companies have! I recommend them 100%

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