Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices


Nominal Defendant Steel Tube, Inc. (“Steel Tube”) was founded by Plaintiff W. Avalon Potts (“Potts”) and Walter Lazenby (“Lazenby”), who both served as Steel Tube’s officers and directors until Lazenby resigned in early 2015. In January 2015, Defendant Leon L. Rives, II (“Rives”) and Lazenby executed an agreement whereby Lazenby would transfer a 50% interest […]

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Plaintiff Pee Dee Electric Membership Corporation (“Pee Dee”) is the only party to make an appearance in this action, so for the purposes of entry of default and default judgment, the court has deemed that Defendants have admitted the allegations in Pee Dee’s complaint. In November 2012, Pee DeeĀ purchased software licenses and support services for […]

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As alleged in Plaintiff’s Complaint, Plaintiff Aym Technologies, LLC (“Aym”) is a North Carolina limited-liability company (“LLC”) that provides software to several industries, including the Medicaid developmental-disability (“I/DD”) industry. Defendant Rodgers is a North Carolina resident that contracted with Aym to refer software customers to Aym and, eventually, to assist Aym in identifying potential purchasers […]

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