SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento business and its CEO
alleges that a Massachusetts company disclosed confidential data about them.
SOURCiS Inc. and Shahram Elli filed a complaint on June 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Bluehost Inc., Shari Dixon and Does 1 through 50
alleging violation of the Stored Communications Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages to their business as well as losing potential business opportunities due to the actions of the defendants. The plaintiffs holds Bluehost Inc., Dixon and Does 1 through 50 responsible because the defendant Bluehost allegedly data dumped confidential data to Bravo Development Group on Oct. 10, 2014, in a purported attempt to defraud plaintiff and others.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek injunctive relief against the defendant, statutory damages, special damages, general damages, exemplary and or punitive damages, restitution and or disgorgement, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. They are represented by Henry M. Burgoyne III of Burgoyne Law Group in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 2:16-at-00680