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Dov Charney Sues American Apparel Investor for Defamation

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American Apparel founder Dov Charney has sued New York-based hedge fund Standard General for damages of at least $30 million.

In a complaint filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the ousted CEO alleges the firm released false statements to the press and general public stating his December dismissal was the result of a third-party investigation into his behavior. According to Charney, the inquiry was conducted by Jones Day, American Apparel’s law firm, and not FTI Consulting as publicized.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.