Groupon Fires Rep Who Threatened To Write Bad Yelp Reviews About A Small Business

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Groupon has fired a rep who threatened to have his friends write negative Yelp reviews about a small business owner who hung up on him. 

The rep, Andy Johnston, is no longer working at the company, Groupon told Jason Del Rey at All Things D. 

A business owner of Sauce in San Francisco posted his exchange with Johnston on Facebook

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Here's the business owner's reply: 

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The post received nearly 400 "likes." Patrons expressed their support by posting positive reviews to Sauce's Yelp page. 

Groupon said the incident was isolated. 



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