Reality TV star, entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel sues TikTok over scam ads using her videos

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Sunday, October 9, 2022
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Reality TV star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is suing TikTok. She said the social media app didn't stop scam ads using her videos.

CHICAGO -- Reality TV star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is taking on TikTok.

Frankel is suing the social media platform for not stopping a series of scam advertisements using her videos to market counterfeit products.

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She is seeking monetary damages, saying the fraudulent ads have harmed her brand.

TikTok said it has strict policies to protect people's hard-earned intellectual property and keep misleading content off the app.

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