Welspun Widespread Fraud Mislabeling Product Quality

samantha severyn

Are your bed sheets and bath towels really made from 100% Egyptian Cotton? Several retailers including Bed Bath and Beyond, JC penny’s, Target, and Walmart are investigating the Fieldcrest brand for passing off cheap sheets as premium bed linens.

Welspun company is facing two class action lawsuits for “widespread fraud”. One was filed in a New York federal court on Aug. 29, and the second was filed the following day in a Missouri federal court. Not only is the complaint that Welspun misled customers, but it’s also that the company sold the sheets at the price of real Egyptian cotton.

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, a consumer-rights action law firm filed the New York lawsuit. The firm filed 10 days after Target announced that it would stop doing business with Welspun.

Plaintiffs for each case are seeking at least $5 million in damages