LOS ANGELES – A Santa Monica company
alleges that a Rhode Island company hacked and used its software.
VBConversions LLC filed a complaint on Nov. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against
Rihani International Inc. and Does 1-10 alleging copyright infringement and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that VBConversions LLC suffered damages to its business. The plaintiff holds Rihani International Inc. and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly gained unauthorized access to its software program and copied, adapted and distributed it without permission.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks to enjoin the defendant, pay all damages to the plaintiff plus interest, compensation of at least $150,000, statutory damages, actual damages, all legal fees and interest plus any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Donald M. Gindy of Law Offices of Donald M. Gindy in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-08307-PA-AJW