Doe v. R.C., No. ___ (Ill. Cir. Ct., Cook County filed Sept. 24, 2009).
Status: Pending.

Laura Cook, suing on behalf of her minor son, alleges that the defendants -- who are all minors who know the plaintiff, according to the complaint -- created a fake Facebook profile using his real photograph and cell number, and posted racist and sexual comments that appeared to have been written by the plaintiff. The lawsuit claims defamation, placement in false light, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Case Information and Documents:
>> Complaint
‘Racist’ and ‘Homosexual’ Facebook Page Leads To Online Bullying Lawsuit
4 Teens Sued for Obscene Fake Facebook Profile

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