Some stories are just too incredible to believe and yet they are. You could shake your head in disbelief, laugh with tears running down your face and yet the fact is, the story really happened. Well, the following case that you're about to read is an official complaint filed in Sacramento by Amanda U. Ajuluchuku on August 23, 2012 against Apple. Ms. Ajuluchuku is seeking damages for ten million dollars for a host of claims which include being assaulted at an Apple Store. Due to the civil rights nature of this case, Patently Apple presents the full complaint without commentary or opinion. Report Updated Aug. 28, 2012
The Official Complaint in its Entirety
"On Mother's Day, May 12, 2012, Defendant (Caucasian) banned me from their store at the Grove. She said I was wearing a provocative short blue dress. Immediately, I informed her I had bought it from Forever 21, a few yards away. However, Defendant ousted me. Next, she stole more than 40 pictures I had taken in the short dress. She would not allow me to attach them to my emails. Plus she [written as dhe] refused to allow me [to] delete them from one of the demo computers. Your Honor, Defendant violated my civil rights in more ways than me. I begged her to allow me [to] send them to my son. It was Mother's Day. I added that I had not seen my only child in 9 years. Not surprisingly, my pleas fell on her deaf ears. In 2003, jealous females kidnapped my son and killed my father.
An hour later, I returned to talk to Defendant's manager (Arab). I asked him if my dress was provocative. He answered, no. Next, I asked him if I could take pictures with one of the demo computers on Mother's Day. He answered, no. I also wanted to know if he could return my pictures. Again, it was a resounding no. Your Honor, demo computers are meant for customer's use. Defendant makes billions of dollars at the expense of customers like me. As a matter of fact, I bought my first computer from Defendant in 1993. I also bought an IPAD from them. I might add that it was not the first time jealous females exhibited temper tantrums. Because I feel dizzy whenever I stand up, I asked one of the security guards (Hispanic) to accommodate me. Not surprisingly, her refusal was adamant. She refused to offer me one of the chairs in the room. Instead she assaulted me on the shoulder by means of tapping. I was startled, to say the least. She said my dress became shorter whenever I leaned on the counter. Given I feel dizzy all the time, I must lean on the counter for fear of falling down. In other words, I decided to accommodate myself. Still, Defendant was far from the truth. For the most part, I wear long gowns. Whenever, I wear short dress, I wear a pair of shorts underneath it.
I believe I have been discriminated against, assaulted, and stolen from based upon my race, Black color, color, Light-skinned, Sex, female National Origin (Father Nigerian, Mother, American) and physical disability (recurring deafness and dizziness) which are in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. "
What the Plaintiff is seeking from the Court
In the Plaintiff's own words: "Your Honor, I would like you to order Defendant to apologize to me. Furthermore, I would like you to order them to return my pictures. Finally, Defendant should pay me ten million dollars for assault, unlawful discrimination, grand theft and grand larceny. A picture is worth a thousand words. Some of the money will be donated to children's organizations. Thank you, Your Honor."
Case number 2:2012cv02205 was filed in the United States District Court of California at Sacramento as shown below in the Civil Cover Sheet. The Referring Judge in this case is noted as being Judge Edmund F. Brennan.
Plaintiff's History in Filing Lawsuits
Update Aug. 28, 2012: A 2006 report reveals that Amanda U. Ajuluchuku had 192 suits filed in federal courts in at least 16 states between 2003 and 2006. One of lawsuits the plaintiff launched was against KFC's parent of Yum Brands for nine trillion dollars. No, it's not a typo, that's 9 trillion with a "T."
Chief District Judge John G. Heyburn went on record with the Associated Press stating that "Obviously if someone asks for a trillion dollars, either they've got a heck of a case, or they're a little bit off the wall." The case was dismissed.
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