Investors Sue Chef Philippe Chow Over Defunct Restaurants

Law360, Chicago (August 6, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT) -- Chef Philippe Chow and the other owners of his two upscale Chinese restaurants in Florida were hit with a lawsuit last week by several investors who claim they were duped into putting $900,000 into the now-shuttered restaurants through a host of misrepresentations.

The complaint — filed July 31 in Florida state court — contends restaurateur Stratis Morfogen, the CEO of Chow’s company, neglected to tell the investors about a damaging false advertising and unfair competition lawsuit the company was facing. He also misled the investors about...
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