Angry Restaurant Owner Retaliates Against Yelper With Fake Sex Site

by The Compliance Exchange on September 7, 2012

Well that’s one way to handle a bad review.

Marisol Simoes, the owner of two trendy eateries in Ottawa, Canada, created a fake sex site profile of a customer who wrote a pair of negative online reviews about Simoes’ Mambo restaurant. The 42-year-old restaurateur also pretended to be the diner in lewd emails sent to the diner’s bosses that said she was a “tiger in the bedroom” who was transgender and who liked group sex, according to the Leader Post.

Simoes, who coincidentally owns another restaurant named Kinki, on Thursday was convicted of two counts of defamatory libel, a rarely laid charge in Canada. She will be sentenced on November 8th.

Read the full story at the Huffington Post.

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