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Less than a week after Judge Victoria Chaney dismissed the toxic tortcases against Dole, the company was sued in the same court by survivors of paramilitary attacks in Colombia. The plaintiffs were 73 heirs of individuals who were allegedly murdered by members of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC). Most of the victims were employed by Dole or its suppliers.