Nevada Alienstock Organizer Sues Storm Area 51 Event Creator
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada business owner has sued the creator of the Storm Area 51 craze and others for more than $50,000 over actions revolving around Alienstock and its origins.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday that Little A'Le'Inn owner and event organizer Connie West filed a lawsuit against Matthew Roberts, Hidden Sound LLC and several others.
The lawsuit says the defendants breached an agreement to help organize and finance the Sept. 19-22 Alienstock event, wrongfully used the Alienstock name to promote a competing event and intentionally published false statements about West.
West says the group agreed to secure sponsorships and use that money to finance the event materializing from Roberts' Storm Area 51 viral Facebook joke.
The group's attorney says they dispute almost everything alleged in the lawsuit.