On May 6, 1997, the plaintiffs, a not-for-profit Corporation and Yaakov Spritzer, filed a complaint against seven named defendants consisting of 167 paragraphs extending over 50 pages and asserting eleven claims as follows:
This went on for several years until the judge dismissed the suit and had this to say in the verdict:
“To characterize the complaint as prolix, replete with hearsay and irrelevancies, would be charitable”.
The Shomrim Lawsuit- Verified Complaint- by Paul Huebner – Hundred forty four million dollars (?)
(Have in mind, the above is not even getting in to the criminal Case, that’s a different story, perhaps for another day). Some Background:
Following the incident at 749 Eastern Parkway where Shomrim members were ambushed and gang assaulted, the Tzfatim went to the police and filed false and trumped up charges against 6 members of Shomrim and had them arrested by the police.