Sam’s Foods is known for its award-winning gourmet cooking and raw food products, including the iconic sam’s brand.
However, the brand has recently taken heat over allegations of fraud and unethical practices.
The company has been caught in an ongoing scandal that’s centered around allegations that it falsified and falsified records to help its own customers score the highest possible score on its loyalty program.
Sam’s apologized to customers and said the claims were “completely unfounded.”
It has also been sued by former employees, who say the company’s culture is rife with unethical practices, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Sam has been under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and a number of state attorneys general since 2016.
In February, a federal judge ordered Sam to turn over records about its internal internal investigation into the company.
It’s now suing the SEC and the attorneys general for an order to turn the documents over.
The lawsuit also alleges that Sam’s CEO is being forced to pay back money from a former employee’s pension, according a press release from the attorneys.
Read more at the WSJ.