PALMER PAXTON STOUTT v. BANCO POPULAR DE PUERTO RICO, 01-2275
A bank did not commit malicious prosecution when it reported that plaintiff had written a check from an account with insufficient funds, even though plaintiff purportedly wrote such checks with the banks consent.
- Decided 02/10/2003
- Published 02/10/2003
BOUDIN, Chief Judge., Before BOUDIN, Chief Judge, LYNCH and HOWARD, Circuit Judges.
United States First Circuit
Harry Anduze Montaño with whom Raul S. Mariani Franco was on brief for appellants., Thomas C. Baxter, Jr., Shari D. Leventhal, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, James Virgil Mattingly, Jr., General Counsel, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Richard M. Ashton, Associate General Counsel, and Stephen H. Meyer on brief for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Amicus Curiae.
Samuel W. Seymour with whom Jeffrey J. Chapman and Sullivan & Cromwell were on brief for the appellees.