If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Curt Schilling asks judge to bin 38 Studios lawsuit

38 Studios founder Curt Schilling is facing a fraud lawsuit over $75 million in loans from the State of Rhode Island. In an attempt to cool the issue, Schilling has filed for the presiding judge to throw out the case.

Massively reports that Schilling has called the fraud claims "implausible", and is taking the State of Rhode Island to task by filing papers to Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein.

The documents are the first step to having the case - which covers claims of fraud, racketeering and conspiracy - thrown out entirely.

After 38 Studios filed for bankruptcy in June, the state's Economic Development Corporation then sued Schilling in November, over claims he withheld information regarding the company's income, and profit needed to complete its project Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.

In short, the claim is that Schilling hid the true status of the company's financial standing when it applied for loans from the State.

Earlier this year Schilling began selling off his personal goods to alleviate the significant debt.

What do you think? Is Schilling right, or should the debt stand?

Topics in this article

Follow topics and we'll email you when we publish something new about them.  Manage your notification settings.

About the Author
Dave Cook avatar

Dave Cook


Living in Edinburgh, Scotland. Writing a game called Jettison and a book called Seventh Circle. Loves spicy food.

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

Explore our store
VG247 Merch