Strange Things are Afoot at the Circle K.: Fake Wanted Poster Spurs Lawsuit

Friday, July 16, 2004

Fake Wanted Poster Spurs Lawsuit

Fake Wanted Poster Spurs Lawsuit

BANGOR, Maine - A fake wanted poster that was allegedly displayed for seven hours on the cash register of a variety store in Etna has triggered a defamation lawsuit.

Brad Graves sued Ronald Hicks last week in Penobscot County Superior Court, claiming that Hicks damaged his reputation by displaying the poster that labeled him a "terrorist."

The poster included a photograph of Graves with the words "Mohammed Abdul Graves, suspected leader of the outlaw organization Extreme Activist Terrorism Militia of Etna" or "EATME" under his picture, according to court documents. ...