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Developer sues critic for $2.5M, claiming libel and slander

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Prominent land developer Bruce Tanski is suing one of his outspoken critics for $2.5 million, claiming he was libeled and slandered in a letter and an appearance before the Halfmoon Town Board. Tanski, who has built numerous apartment and townhouse complexes over the past two decades, filed the lawsuit against town resident Bruce Rischert on Dec. 20 in state Supreme Court in Ballston Spa. Rischert has been highly critical of Tanski and is connected to ...

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geneshan2
December 27, 2012
7:26 a.m.

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Every town has one....

pollywog
December 27, 2012
1:12 p.m.

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I have heard only horrible things about Tanski from anyone in Halfmoon. His list of political manipulations alone is enough. Is there a defense fund we can contribute to?

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