Lincoln County, Nevada may sue Facebook and ‘Storm Area 51’ creators for funds – – September 17



by Mick Akers – – LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL, September 17, 2019

Lincoln County may sue Facebook, ‘Storm Area 51’ creators for funds


PIOCHE – – The “Storm Area 51” events planned for Lincoln County this week will pile up a hefty bill, and officials could pursue legal action against Facebook and the original event organizers to recoup some of that.

“This money is no joke,” Cory Lytle, director of planning and building, said Monday.  “We’re on a shoestring budget.”

Additionally, the county could look to press charges and seek restitution from event creator Matty Roberts and Brock Daily and anyone else who was pushing the “Storm Area 51” movement.

“Anybody who is promoting any illegal activity, we will be seeking to possibly prosecute,” said Dylan Frehner, Lincoln County district attorney.

The possible gross misdemeanor charge of publishing a matter in breach of peace or other crimes…

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