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Shein clothing brand is facing Rico charges

According to multiple news reports a Lawsuit was issued against Shein Clothing Brand. The report we obtained from CBS News stated the following.

“A new lawsuit alleges that the site maintains its edge by engaging in “egregious” copyright infringement that constitutes racketeering. 

The complaint was filed on Tuesday in California federal court on behalf of three designers who claimed they were as “surprised” and “outraged” to see their products faithfully copied and sold by the Chinese fast-fashion retailer.” (CBS News)

In the lawsuit the three designers claim the clothing line Shein duplicated exact designs from their collection. The three designers also stated they own the copyrights to the original designed.

The report went in to say “The company allegedly engages in a pattern of copyright infringement as part of its effort to produce 6,000 new items each day for its millions of customers. That amounts to a violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO, the claim alleges.” (CBS News)

“Shein has grown rich by committing individual infringements over and over again, as part of a long and continuous pattern of racketeering, which shows no sign of abating,” the suit alleges. (CBS News) Shein is one of the largest retailers, with an annual revenue at $30 Billion dollars.

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CBS News link the original story: https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/shein-lawsuit-rico-violations/

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