Judge rules class action lawsuit can proceed against 'Friends of Freddie'

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A judge has ruled the case against animal rescue group "Friends of Freddie" may proceed.

Dozens of people are suing the rescue group, claiming they adopted sick pets.

As News 12 has reported, Friends of Freddie's owner Barbara Sanelli was charged with neglect and is accused of failing to provide animals with proper medical care.

MORE: Friends of Freddie rescue group owner charged with neglect

In 2017, the State Attorney General's office also opened an investigation into the rescue group.

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