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Vogue Says Con Man Is Damaging Reputation

LOS ANGELES (CN) - Vogue magazineis being defrauded by a manwhois conning people into believing he is a Vogue writer or editor and can arrange prominent exposure ofproducts in ads and articles, Conde Nast Publications claims in Federal Court. The publisher says it has repeatedly demanded that Paul Swanson knock it off, but he continues to convince potential advertisers to give himthousands of dollars and valuable merchandise, infringing on the Vogue mark and damaging the magazine'sreputation. See complaint.

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