This landlord thought they'd just go and keep another unprepared tenant's security deposit. Apparently, mean landlord's tactic was to just hire a lawyer, and then proceed to bump up tenant's claim to a higher court. Unfortunately, this strategy proved successful for them for far too long. Fortunately, we've got this petty revenge success story from a tenant who beat them at their own game.
Check out some more juicy landlord drama with this landlord who was jealous of a tenant's income, raised the rent, and proceeded to get rightfully defeated.