Rhode Island Sues Schilling

Gov. Lincoln Chafee calls deal a "grave injustice"

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 1, 2012 12:56 PM CDT

(Newser) – Rhode Island wants its money back. The state filed a lawsuit today against retired Red Sox great Curt Schilling and his business partners, seeking to win back money lost in its $75 million loan guarantee to his failed video game company 38 Studios, the Providence Journal reports. Gov. Lincoln Chafee released a video alongside the lawsuit, vowing to "to rectify a grave injustice that was put upon the people of Rhode Island."

Curt Schilling leaves the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Providence, after a meeting to discuss 38 Studios' troubled finances, in this May 21, 2012 file photo.
Curt Schilling leaves the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Providence, after a meeting to discuss 38 Studios' troubled finances, in this May 21, 2012 file photo.   (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
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