A lawsuit has been filed against an area education and career center over claims it failed to pay for leased office equipment.

General Electric Capital Corp. filed suit July 23 in Cook County Circuit Court against Polytechnic Education and Career Services Center, alleging breach of contract.

According to the complaint, the defendant entered into a lease agreement with the plaintiff on April 3, 2013 for four office copiers for its Chicago office. Since Dec. 18, the defendant has failed to make any lease payments, the suit states.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in the amount of $192,689.68, plus interest and late charges. It is represented by Batavia attorney Darren L. Besic.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L050552.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt and it represents only one side of the story.

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