3M declares New Jersey firm tried to use its name to sell $45 million worth of masks

3M declares New Jersey firm tried to use its name to sell masks

On Friday, producers of the N95 mask put a lawsuit in New York while claiming that another firm that has made efforts to trade its respirators at extremely high prices.

3M said that Performance Supply LLC of New Jersey has falsely expressed that it is a subsidiary of 3M and tried to sell round about forty-five-million-dollar worth of respirators N95 to the administration of New York. The company also alleged that another company sells N95 respirators at 500% to 600% high price than the list.

Minnesota based 3M said that New York officials wrongly put their money while thinking that Performance Supply was genuinely affiliated with 3M products.

3M declares New Jersey firm tried to use its name to sell $45 million worth of masks

Reaction of Denise Rutherford

Corporate affairs’ senior vice president, Denise Rutherford, told in a statement that 3M company doesn’t, won’t, bear any price gouging, deception, fraud, and other illegal activities such as using demand of 3M products throughout the pandemic.

He added that 3M company wouldn’t stop here, and they would work with the collaboration of the federal authorities all around the globe to check out and investigate those who are unauthentically getting advantage of their benefit.

According to a document from the company, Performance Supply was founded in February 2012, and its trading certificate got canceled in September 2014 due to a failure to submit an annual report. Almost two weeks before the allegation, the certificate of the company was reinstated on 15th March.

3M company asked for justice to halt its illegal activities and to damage the reputation of the organization.

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