Natalee Holloway's mom sues over TV series about daughter

FILE - In this June 8, 2010, file photo, Beth Holloway, mother of Natalee Holloway, speaks during the opening of the Natalee Holloway Resource Center (NHRC) at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment in Washington. Beth Holloway said on NBC's "Today" show Monday, August, 29, 2016, that justice hasn't been served in her daughter's death. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Two media companies face a multi-million dollar lawsuit by Natalee Holloway's mother over what she calls a farce of a TV series.

Beth Holloway says the two media companies came to her under a premise of new evidence about her daughter's 2005 disappearance in Aruba.

Holloway says the companies used false pretenses to get her DNA -- claiming they needed it to confirm the discovery of her daughter's remains.

The teenager went missing on a trip with fellow Mountain Brook High School graduates and her body was never located.

Now, Beth Holloway is suing Oxygen Media and Brian Graden media over their 6-part series last year.

She says the series made outrageous claims about what happened to her daughter and now she wants them to pay.

Holloway's lawsuit asks for a trial by jury, as well as compensatory damages of no less than $20 million dollars and punitive damages no less than $25 million dollars.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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