Meta faces billionaire Forrest's US lawsuit on scam ads

Updated June 19 2024 - 4:25am, first published 4:22am
Australian prosecutors declined to pursue charges Andrew Forrest brought against Meta in April. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Australian prosecutors declined to pursue charges Andrew Forrest brought against Meta in April. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

A US judge has rejected Meta Platforms' bid to dismiss a lawsuit by billionaire Australian mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest over scam Facebook advertisements that show him promoting fake cryptocurrency and other fraudulent investments.

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