- A far-right attire firm Lions Not Sheep was fined by the FTC for changing Made in China tags for Made in USA tags.
- Lions Not Sheep sells attire with far-right slogans like “Let’s Go Brandon” and “#FJB.”
- The FTC ordered the proprietor Sean Whalen and the corporate greater than $200,000 for deceptive customers.
A Utah-based attire firm recognized for promoting far-right and pro-trump merchandise is ordered to pay greater than $20,000 to the FTC for changing “Made in China” tags with “Made in USA” tags.
Lions Not Sheep and its proprietor Sean Whalen was fined $211,335 by the Federal Commerce Fee for making false claims that their imported merchandise from China was made within the US, in keeping with a July assertion from the FTC.
Lions Not Sheep turned in style with far-right conservatives for selling pro-trump, pro-gun, anti-Biden, and anti-mask messages on their merchandise and on their web site. Shirts that learn “Go Brandon” or “#FBJ”, may be bought on their web site.
In keeping with the discharge, the FTC filed its grievance in Might of this 12 months, along with the hefty high quality, Whalen and the corporate have been ordered to “cease making bogus Made in USA claims and are available clear about international manufacturing.”
In keeping with the grievance, Whalen posted a video on Twitter titled “Made In America!” with a Chinese language flag image by which he acknowledged he may conceal the truth that his shirts are made in China by ripping out the tag and changing it together with his made within the US tags.
The Fee voted 5-0 to approve the ultimate order to cost Whalen and the model for deceptive customers, per the discharge.