Falsifying documents in litigation is, of course, strictly prohibited and subject to sanctions. In the recent case of Amfosakyi v. Frito Lay, No. 12-2037 (Sept. 7, 2012), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed dismissal as a sanction for such improper conduct and also noted that untruthful testimony could be handled in the same manner.
Samuel Amfosakyi, a U.S. citizen born in Ghana, began working for Frito Lay in February 2005. During his employment, he was repeatedly cited for poor attendance and had, at one point, progressed to the final step of the company’s progressive discipline process.
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