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Energy Transfer Files Federal Lawsuit Against Greenpeace International, Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, Inc., BankTrack And Earth First! For Violation Of Federal And State Racketeering Statutes

Energy Transfertoday filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota against Greenpeace,…BankTrack, Earth First!, and other organizations and individuals.  The Complaint…alleges that this group of co-conspirators (the "Enterprise") manufactured and disseminated materially false and misleading information about Energy Transfer and the Dakota Access Pipeline ("DAPL") for the purpose of fraudulently inducing donations, interfering with pipeline construction activities and damaging Energy Transfer's critical business and financial relationships. The Complaint also alleges that the Enterprise incited, funded, and facilitated crimes and acts of terrorism to further these objectives.  It further alleges claims that these actions violated federal and state racketeering statutes, defamation, and constituted defamation and tortious interference under North Dakota law…

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USA: Energy Transfer sues BankTrack, Greenpeace & others for allegedly disseminating false information about Dakota Access Pipeline

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)