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May 26th, 2009
04:24 PM ET

Most litigious, eh? Consider yourself sued!

In case you missed it - one of today's additions to our "What The...?!" File:

A prisoner in the federal pen isn't really helping his own cause.

He's suing the folks at the Guinness Book of World Records - to stop them from naming him "Most Litigious".
[cnn-photo-caption image= caption="Defendant: ICBINB"]
Jonathan Lee Riches is the bane of court clerks across the land.

He's filed lawsuits against President George W. Bush... Somali pirates... Britney Spears... and CNN's parent company, Time Warner - among many others.

Some of his 3,124* cases aren't even against people. Unlucky defendants include the Lincoln Memorial, and "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter". (Apparently, he COULD believe it!)

*As of 5/26/09, 11:24AM (ET)

Filed under: Kyra Phillips • On TV • What the...?
soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. David

    Maybe he just wanted to make sure no one one-upped him, so he filed just one more suit to make it a solid win!

    May 26, 2009 at 4:29 pm |
  2. Bonita

    Tu cambiar una mujer, muchas gracias, Presidente.Not forget to the working with U.N. on the north Korea.

    May 26, 2009 at 8:25 pm |
  3. Charlie Erickson

    Though it may seem funny to some and bothersome to others; this guy appears to have a serious problem: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

    I'm not a mental health care professional, but my struggle with PTSD and my quest for information, has taught me a lot about various neuro-psychological disorders. In addition, I've been around many who have the stated affliction.

    I can only imagine what his personal life must be like.

    May 27, 2009 at 10:54 am |
  4. Jack Medley

    Dear MY Tax Dollars,

    I want them back from this person for wasting them.

    Not a Criminal Abusing the System.

    May 27, 2009 at 11:10 am |
  5. chris

    Hi All,

    I want to first apologize for my poor typing. I'm basically pecking with one hand cuz i broke my wrist in two places on my right side. And as luck would have it, I'm right handed! I also badly sprained my ankle and battered my knee. The doc at Cedar's Sinai said I needed crutches, but I can't use them because of
    my hurt arm. Ugh. {...} I'm now back in Vegas, and hope to be back at work Friday or Monday. I'll have a cast, so I might look a bit funky. Wish
    me luck, that I can learn to type quickly enough with my left hand šŸ™‚

    May 27, 2009 at 9:55 pm |
  6. deeee

    please pull up "" and watch the video of police officers gun stolen in accident. It is appaulling and the world should know what happened here and what chicago police have to deal with.

    this is soooo shocking and disturbing. What in gods name happened to the world....

    May 28, 2009 at 11:10 am |

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