Monat Sues Former Sales Rep For 'Libelous' WEN-Like Allegations
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The hair-care direct seller seeks injunctive relief and damages in a suit against a former sales rep who allegedly started the "Monat – My Modern Nightmare" Facebook group. According to Monat, there's no scientific or factual basis for defendant's claims that its products cause balding, hair loss and scalp damage.
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