BANG ENERGY SUES MONSTER ENERGY AND MONSTER’S CO-CONSPIRATORS

Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc., d/b/a Bang Energy, has filed its second lawsuit this year against Monster Energy.  On August 7, 2019, Bang Energy sued Monster and several of Monster’s conspirators, including several social media influencers, for engaging in a variety of dishonest and dubious tactics, including launching and/or participating in an Internet smear campaign, designed to confuse, defraud, and deceive the public about Bang Energy, its products, and CEO.  In addition, Monster has also failed to disclose to the general public and its investors the extreme risks of heart attack and death associated with the consumption of Monster’s flagship high sugar, high carbohydrate “Monster Energy” product, as alleged in a federal Complaint starting at paragraph numbered 2. For your convenience, a copy of the Complaint filed on August 7, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida is attached.