Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary and former star Kevin Harrington are facing allegations of fraud. In a lawsuit filed by 20 people from across the country, the two famous business investors have been accused of scamming and manipulating hopeful entrepreneurs. ET has reached out to Harrington and O'Leary for comment.
According to court documents obtained by ET, O'Leary and Harrington are accused of working together to defraud people through the alleged use of "fictional executives, false promises of financial success, and even illusions of being on the show Shark Tank itself."
Specifically, the two allegedly employed a "predatory fraud scheme to induce inventors and entrepreneurs to hire one of two companies, InventureX or Ideazon."
The entrepreneurs claim they were "promised that they would receive help with crowd funding to start their businesses" if they invested financial resources into them. After the entrepreneurs paid InventureX and Ideazon they claim that they didn't receive any of the …