Barneys New York Inc. has cleared a major hurdle in its battle to put the “shop and frisk” controversy of holiday 2013 behind it.
In a settlement with the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following a nine-month investigation, the retailer has agreed to pay $525,000 in costs, fees and penalties and to take a series of remedial actions to settle allegations that it engaged in racial profiling last year directed at two black shoppers.
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