The tables have turned yet again for ex-New York Attorney General and Governor Eliot Spitzer, who is now being sued by a former Marsh & McLennan Co. executive accused at one time by Spitzer of insurance fraud.

In an Aug. 19 libel complaint (Gilman v. Spitzer, 11-c-5843, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (Manhattan), William Gilman alleges that Spitzer, in an August 22, 2010 Slate.com article titled “"They Still Don't Get It,"  acted with "actual malice" by suggesting that Gilman was guilty of crimes, including crimes he was never accused of. Spitzer wrote the Slate.com article in response to a Wall Street Journal article critical of Spitzer’s investigation. Slate.com and its parent, Slate Group LLC is owned by Washington Post Co.

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