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Attorney Accuses Sun-Times Of Libel

MIAMI (CN) - Attorney Manuel Von Ribbeck claims the Chicago Sun-Times defamed him in an article that claimed that after the Jan. 26, 2006 fatal crash of a Chalk's Ocean Airways Miami flight he "posed as a psychiatrist and Red Cross volunteer and knocked on the doors of the grieving families as early as the day of the crash" official to solicit clients. The Sun-Times published the article on Feb. 7, 2006, under the headline, "Did lawyer claim he was Red Cross official?: state agency probes."

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