Chiquita settles terrorist funding class action

Posted on: February 13th, 2018 by Steve Larson

On February 5, 2018, Chiquita Brand International (“Chiquita”) announced that it had reached a confidential settlement agreement with plaintiffs in three cases consolidated into an MDL proceeding. The complaints alleged that Chiquita supported Colombian terror group Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia in the 1990s. The terror group was responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Americans, whose families are the plaintiffs in the lawsuit.

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