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

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:

Here’s the business owner’s reply:

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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