Paul Ceglia, who claimed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg owned him half of the value of the social network, was arrested today for allegedly doctoring documents he filed in a federal lawsuit.
Facebook alleged Mr. Ceglia was a fraud, now the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan agrees. Mr. Ceglia marched “into federal court for a quick payday based on a blatant forgery,” Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said.
Click here to read more about his arrest from the Associated Press.
Click here to read more from the U.S. Attorney.
Click here to read the column I wrote about Mr. Ceglia last year in The Sunday Wall Street Journal.