The Deep Freeze


In a case recently filed in the Business Litigation Session, Plaintiff Susan Lombardi alleges that she is a 50% owner of the Braintree Emack & Bolio’s and that her former “sugar daddy,” the Defendant Robert Rook, is freezing her out of the franchise.  Rook is the founder, franchisor and principal of the Emack & Bolio’s company.  After Lombardi allegedly met Rook on the website “sugardaddy4me,” Lombardi’s role in the Braintree store skyrocketed from a counter worker to a 50% owner, with a promise of 50% of the store’s profits and a salary of $780/week, in just a few months.  In … Continue reading