Paul Ceglia, the New York man who has become famous for suing Facebook, must reimburse Facebook for nearly $90,000 in attorney fees, a judge ruled Thursday.
U.S. Magistrate Leslie Foschio ordered Ceglia to pay Facebook for depositions canceled at the last minute. Ceglia must also reimburse nearly $7,000 to Facebook's experts for travel and lodging expenses.
Ceglia's attorney, Dean Boland, who asked to withdraw from the case could not be immediately reached for comment. A Facebook spokesman declined to comment.
Ceglia pleaded not guilty to criminal charges that he doctored and destroyed evidence in the lawsuit against Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg in a hearing Wednesday in Manhattan federal court.