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Rihanna blames former accountants for losing millions

Rihanna arrives for the premiere of "Battleship," May, 10, 2012, at the NOKIA Theatre at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages

(CBS/AP) Rihanna has sued her former accountants in New York, blaming them for tens of millions of dollars in losses.

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The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages against New York-based Berdon LLP and two accountants, was filed Thursday in federal court in Manhattan.

A Berdon spokeswoman says the company has no immediate comment.

The singer, who sued under her real name, Robyn Fenty, says she hired the accountants in 2005 when she was a 16-year-old from Barbados launching her career.

The lawsuit says the company was supposed to provide accounting and financial management services. Rihanna alleges the company engaged in misconduct and malfeasance, resulting in overall losses in her 2009 "Last Girl on Earth" tour, despite large revenues.

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