Dominion Voting Methods has filed a defamation lawsuit in opposition to businessman Mike Lindell, chief government of My Pillow, for spreading false conspiracy theories that Dominion’s machines rigged November’s presidential election.
The Denver-based firm filed the case in federal court docket in Washington on Monday, in search of $US1.three billion ($1.6 billion) in damages. Chaska, Minnesota-based My Pillow is known as as a co-defendant within the lawsuit.
Dominion beforehand filed similar lawsuits against Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, two legal professionals who promoted former president Donald Trump’s baseless claims of widespread election fraud.
“Appearing in live performance with allies and media retailers that have been decided to curry favour with one among their largest sponsors and to advertise a false preconceived narrative concerning the 2020 election, Lindell launched a defamatory advertising and marketing marketing campaign about Dominion that reached thousands and thousands of individuals and prompted monumental hurt to Dominion,” Dominion’s legal professionals stated within the lawsuit.