City of Fresno facing a $10-million lawsuit

FRESNO, Calif.

The investigation involved allegations of insurance fraud, but Barbis was never charged. He and his family also claim - the city interfered and effectively killed Barbis' business ventures.

The federal lawsuit is set to be heard in October.

The Fresno City Attorney issued a response saying, "We are examining the allegations contained in the lawsuit and are confident that the city actions were appropriate."

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