Melissa Duer owns the oldest extant grist mill in Ohio, and is a descendant of mill's builder Eli Staley. She sued a website for claiming that the mill is haunted, and was awarded a default judgment of $125,000.
Duer claimed stories published about the mill, the Staley family and their history dating to the 1820s have attracted countless ghost hunters and the curious.They had to spend $35,000 for a specially trained dog that would not
That activity forced her and her husband to spend thousands of dollars on security measures at the mill including $35,000 for an estate dog, Duer testified at a March hearing. [Link]