Logan Paul faces class-action lawsuit over failed CryptoZoo NFT undertaking

A category motion lawsuit was filed in opposition to YouTube influencer Logan Paul and his associates over the failed crypto undertaking CryptoZoo, in keeping with a Feb. 2 court docket submitting.

A Texas resident Don Holland filed the lawsuit and alleged that the defendants executed a “rug pull.”  CryptoZoo was promoted by way of Paul’s on-line platforms, convincing hundreds of individuals to buy the product, in keeping with Holland.

Paul’s associates included within the lawsuit had been Danielle Strobel, Jeff Levin, Ebbie Ibanez, Jake Greenbaum, and Ophir Bentov.

The lawsuit alleges CryptoZoo by no means existed

Holland mentioned he knew his cash was doubtless misplaced after Logan Paul introduced one other NFT undertaking and began ignoring CryptoZoo. He added, “CryptoZoo was by no means launched as marketed, and the worth of the Zoo Tokens and CryptoZoo NFTs plummeted.”

The submitting said that the defendants manipulated the digital forex marketplace for Zoo Tokens to their benefit.

“As a part of Defendants’ NFT scheme, Defendants marketed CZ NFTs to purchasers by falsely claiming that, in trade for transferring cryptocurrency to buy the CZ NFT, purchasers would later obtain advantages, together with, amongst different issues, rewards, unique entry to different cryptocurrency property, and the assist of a web based ecosystem to make use of and market CZ NFTs.”

The lawsuit seeks redress from Paul and his associates, who promoted and bought merchandise that didn’t operate as marketed. It additional accused them of failing to assist the CryptoZoo undertaking and manipulating the digital forex.

“[The] Defendants defrauded Plaintiff and hundreds of different customers, and unjustly enriched themselves by profiting off Plaintiff and others with out delivering on their guarantees.”

The submitting accused Paul and associates of being negligent, partaking in unjust enrichment, and fraudulent illustration. They had been additionally charged with conspiring to commit fraud and violating Texas’ Misleading Commerce Practices Act.

The CryptoZoo NFTs gained broad notoriety following Coffeezilla’s investigations into the undertaking. Logan Paul later revealed a refund plan for disgruntled buyers within the NFTs.

Posted In: U.S., Authorized, NFTs

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