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Lawyer Sues Ex-Fiancé for Jilting Her Four Days Before Planned Wedding

Posted Dec 13, 2010 8:49 AM CDT
By Debra Cassens Weiss

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A suburban Chicago lawyer has sued her former fiancé, alleging he should reimburse her for nearly $100,000 she spent on a wedding that he called off just four days before the scheduled date.

Hoffman Estates, Ill., lawyer Dominique Buttitta claims breach of a promise to marry and intentional infliction of emotional distress, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Buttitta claims in the suit that her one-time fiancé, Vito Salerno, confessed that he hasn’t wanted to marry her for more than a year. She also alleges that, before the cancellation, he engaged in "flirtatious and amorous acts in public,” including lap dances at his bachelor party.

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