In an action challenging the termination of Plaintiff bakery distributors' routes, the District Court's grant of a preliminary injunction is affirmed, where a voicemail "threat" by Plaintiffs' counsel to inform authorities about Defendants' treatment of its route-holders as employees did not constitute criminal extortion and thus did not violate the parties' agreement.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MAINE, Hon. George Z. Singal, U.S. District Judge.
Filed June 19, 2009
Before Howard, Selya and Ebel, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by SELYA, Circuit Judge.