BOCA RATON — Boca Raton City Councilwoman Monica Mayotte won a final judgment in a defamation case from a former political opponent who took issue with a flyer that accused him of running a real estate scam.
After Mayotte beat Armand Grossman out of a seat on the City Council in March 2018, Grossman sued Mayotte over the same flyer that called him a “scam artist” and said he was charged with defrauding more than 4,000 people. The flyer also claimed he hired unlicensed people to pose as real estate sales agents and that none of those who fell for the “get-rich-quick scam” received their money back.
After three years the case was settled in May.
“I always knew that I was on the right side of the law,” Mayotte said. “I knew that I had done nothing wrong. That’s why I fought so vigorously and for this length of time, to make sure that everyone knew that I was in the right here.”
Mayotte and her attorney, Greg Herbert, maintained that the…