3M's efforts on counterfeit N95 mask crackdown leads to raids in Vietnam, UAE
3M continues to crack down on counterfeit N95 respirators, working with law enforcement agencies on more than 1,200 seizures and raids worldwide.Those actions include the combined seizures of over 800,000 fake N95 masks in the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and South Africa, 3M said Monday.Minnesota-based 3M is the leading manufacturer of N95 respirators in the United States and one of the largest globally. The masks are considered the gold standard in protection against pathogens and other particulate matter.With the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for respirators has far exceeded supply and rampant...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Lawsuit: Real estate firm linked to Jared Kushner illegally collected rent in NYC buildings without sprinklers
NEW YORK — A real estate firm with ties to President Donald Trump’s son-in-law illegally collected more than $4 million in rent from tenants in four New York City apartment buildings while failing to maintain working fire sprinkler systems, says a lawsuit filed Tuesday.Tenants in the Kushner Companies’ four adjacent East Village tenements say the firm has filed false documents with the city, endangering the lives of residents with illegal construction aimed at maximizing company profits.The Kushner Village residents want a Manhattan Supreme Court judge to block the company from collecting rent...
New York Daily News