Rudy Giuliani Caught Using Shady Tactics To Avoid $1.3B Dominion Lawsuit

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The New York Daily News has published a new account of efforts to formally serve Rudy Giuliani with the $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against him from Dominion Voting Systems, and it’s wild. According to the publication, Giuliani “spent a week dodging service… after publicly declaring he was ready for the legal fight,” and Dominion itself has confirmed the debacle. Initially, Giuliani “ignored requests to simply accept” the lawsuit via email, according to the Daily News, so Dominion hired process servers. Attempts to serve Giuliani with the lawsuit subsequently involved locked doors, outdoor struggles, running a red light, and more!

Apparently, a doorman at Giuliani’s building was on his side — the effort to serve the top Trump ally with the lawsuit reached such a bizarre fever pitch that the “doorman, knowing process servers were looking for Giuliani, locked the door to the building whenever the former mayor entered the lobby,” according to the Daily News.

In one incident on February 7, the publication says that a process server actually “lunged” towards an SUV as Giuliani attempted to close the door, successfully getting the documents in between the door and doorframe. Giuliani’s doorman and driver “pulled the bag of legal documents, allowing Giuliani to close the SUV door,” the publication adds, but the process server declared the step complete and insisted that the documents, which they subsequently left in front of the top Trump ally’s building, were now in Giuliani’s possession. Afterwards, however, the process server saw a maintenance worker throw the documents in the garbage, and the debacle continued.

According to the Daily News, Giuliani’s driver once “went through a red light while dodging the process server,” and only on February 10 did a Giuliani assistant finally accept the lawsuit. Dominion attorney Tom Clare said as follows:

‘After not responding to requests to waive service, Mr. Giuliani evaded in-person service of process for nearly a week. It took numerous attempts, at both his home and office, before we were able to successfully serve Mr. Giuliani on February 10. Mr. Giuliani’s repeated false claims about Dominion have been immeasurably damaging; this service of process is one more step forward in our pursuit of justice.’

No court anywhere in the country ever accepted the idea that the 2020 presidential election was actually rigged, as Giuliani claimed. Now, his persistent efforts to prove otherwise have devolved into this wild lunacy.