MANATEE — An individual has filed suit against another for alleged fraud and misrepresentation regarding a consultant position.

Cecelia N. King filed a complaint Aug. 30 in Manatee County Circuit Court against Jennifer Bencie, alleging that the individual made false representations regarding the consulting position offered to plaintiff.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2013, she suffered damages from being misled into agreeing into a consulting employment contract. The plaintiff holds Jennifer Bencie responsible because the defendant allegedly made false representations regarding the offer she presented to the plaintiff.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages of $150,000, monies expended for moving and other incidental charges, all legal fees and interest plus any other relief as the court deems just. The plaintiff is representing herself.

Manatee County Circuit Court case number 8:16-cv-02526-SDM-MAP

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