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NY man sues for every penny on Earth

NY man sues for every penny on Earth
Posted May 19th, 2014 @ 10:37am by Derek Andersen, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Anton Purisima is a man who knows how to think big. The New Yorker has filed a 22-page handwritten suit in a Manhattan court for two undecillion dollars. The sum, written as two followed by thirty-six zeros, is likely a new record for a demand in a lawsuit, the New York Postsays. It's also more money than even exists in the world by a long shot, Gothamist notes, but at least there are more than a thousand defendants to bear the brunt. They include the New York City Transit Authority, the entire city of NYC, Au Bon Pain Store, LaGuardia Airport, a Kmart store, a dog owner, several health care providers, and 1,000 John Does.

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