Bond No.9 Perfume Shop Hit With Shocking Racism Lawsuit

Owner Laurice Rahme reportedly called African American shoppers "thieves."

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bond no 9 racism lawsuitFrom the New York Daily News

A pair of former employees at high-end perfume shop Bond No.9 are suing the shop’s owner claiming racism.

Veronica Robledo and Karin Widmann are suing for $3 million in damages in the lawsuit which claims owner Laurice Rahme was a racist. They also claim Rahme used a code phrase to alert security when black customers entered the store.

“We need the light bulbs changed,” was the signal for an unwelcome customer, according to the lawsuit.

They are also suing for a pattern of racism against employees, as well.

Read more at the New York Daily News