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APNewsBreak: MGM offers deal to shooting victims it's suing

MGM Resorts International drew criticism Tuesday for saying hundreds of survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting, who are being sued by the casino operator, could opt to have the money that will be used to serve them a lawsuit instead donated to a charity.

The company in July sued more than 1,900 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting at one of its properties and has been working to notify them as it faces a standard 90-day deadline.

MGM told the victims' attorneys it would rather make the donations to charities than spend the money to pay people to serve the legal notices.

"The money spent on personal service of process — up to $250 per person — could be better...

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