Profits routed through Ireland part of lawsuit taken in US against Pornhub

Thirty-four women launch case under racketeering laws, in effect accusing the company of profiting from ‘criminal enterprise’

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
27th June, 2021
Profits routed through Ireland part of lawsuit taken in US against Pornhub
Pornhub: parent company is Mindgeek, which owns more than 100 porn websites.

Profits routed through Irish companies are part of a lawsuit taken in California against Pornhub, the controversial pornography website, under organised crime laws in the US.

The case has been taken by 34 unnamed women under racketeering laws, effectively accusing the company of profiting from a “criminal enterprise”.

The case, which is being handled by law firm Brown Rudnick, alleges that Mindgeek, Pornhub’s parent company, is a “classic criminal enterprise” with a business structure...

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