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North Carolina Federal Court Uses Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claim to Exercise Supplemental Jurisdiction Over State Law Claims Against Former Employee and her New Employer

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A North Carolina federal court judge exercised his discretion recently to deny a Federal Rule 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss, for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction (complete diversity was absent), multiple state law claims filed by NouvEON against its ex-employee and her new employer. One of the eight counts in the complaint alleged a federal cause of action, violation of the federal …