Daniel Snyder secures the ability to pursue evidence of possible smear campaign

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Sometimes, the wheels of justice move slowly. Sometimes, they move like grease through a goose.

A day after filing a supplemental petition in a California federal court seeking permission to conduct discovery relating to a defamation lawsuit pending in India, the petition has been granted.

“Today’s granting of our motion in less then 24 hours brings us one step closer to unveiling the criminals who paid for a despicable and false story to be written about Dan Snyder in what will be a futile attempt to damage his standing as the WFT owner,” lawyer Joe Tacopina said via text message. “Our defamation lawsuit just gained substantial momentum today.”

The decision means that Snyder will be able to conduct discovery from New Content Media, Inc. as it relates to the publication of articles falsely linking Snyder to Jeffrey Epstein on meaww.com — and as it relates to any connection between meaww.com and a company known as HoneyHouse, its owner Ari Bass, and attorney Marc Randazza regarding the existence of an alleged scheme to defame Snyder via the paid placement of defamatory articles on meaww.com.

To the extent that a link to Randazza can be established, it’s possible that Snyder will then try to show a link back to Washington minority owner Dwight Schar, whom Randazza has represented.

In a Virginia federal court, Snyder is attempting to secure discovery establishing a potential link between former Washington employee Mary Ellen Blair and Comstock Holding, which is partially owned by Schar.

UPDATE 8:17 p.m. ET: Randazza has filed an emergency motion to intervene in the case and to strike any references to him. He says he has no connection to meaww.com and only limited knowledge of Ari Bass.

11 responses to “Daniel Snyder secures the ability to pursue evidence of possible smear campaign

  1. Is it at all possible that Dan Snyder is, generally speaking, a schmuck? I mean, the Haslams (who defrauded how many people?) own my team and I even look down my nose at Washington ownership.

  2. Go get ’em Dan! No matter the dislike or jealously people have of Dan and his stacks of cash, you still cant tell lies abou the guy.

  3. Snyder May be a despicable person – or he may very well be right here. Or both really as the two aren’t mutually exclusive. One thing is for sure, he’s got a lot of Eff you money, and enough to hire a super team to try to take down any and everyone that comes after him. So, good luck with all that. I wouldn’t hold my breath on him selling team anytime soon

  4. I wish him luck with this endeavor. If he is the innocent victim of a smear campaign, he deserves to be vindicated and his harasser punished.

  5. They’ve removed NDA restrictions so that current and other accusers can now speak to the attorneys and Roger Goodell about allegations, some of which may actually violate Virginia criminal law and he’s focused on this BS smear campaign from India?!

    This demonstrates why it’s been such a horrible organization on and off the field for over two decades!

  6. I don’t know much about Daniel Snyder but I can’t help but think that he is being forced out of NFL team ownership from all sides and by any means. I also would not be surprised if in the wings awaits a new owner who just happens to be a minority. Nothing against minority ownership, I just think it is a plan and a poor way to do business just to meet current social demands.

  7. Seems to me that even if you take away the Epstein articles, there’s enough legit and factually accurate news out there validating Snyder’s character, or lack thereof.

  8. While Snyder may be the victim of a smear campaign, history tells us that likely isn’t the case.

    Even if all of the accusations against Snyder are true, he has the money to make it difficult or impossible for anyone to win. The uber-rich can sue delaying tactics to drain the opposition of money to the point where they just give up.

  9. tj12205 says:
    September 3, 2020 at 1:51 pm
    I don’t know much about Daniel Snyder but I can’t help but think that he is being forced out of NFL team ownership from all sides and by any means. I also would not be surprised if in the wings awaits a new owner who just happens to be a minority. Nothing against minority ownership, I just think it is a plan and a poor way to do business just to meet current social demands.

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

    You people find conspiracies EVERYWHERE.

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