- September 28, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
A Black business owner is picking up the pieces one year after a fake Facebook rumor attempted to end his business for good.
TC Cuthbertson was the victim of a defamatory claim against him and his business on Facebook last June, The Bucks County Courier Times reports. The heightened racial tension and criticism against police officers didn’t make things better. But it took a lawyer and a journalist to clear things up and help the entrepreneur save his business.
It all started after one person misunderstood Cuthbertson’s encounter with local police officers hanging out in front of his business, The Falls Banquet by EventRoostr. The cops were leisurely eating and talking, but it appeared alarming because it was so many of them. After asking the officers to give him a head’s up next time so many of them would be showing up, they amicably parted ways.
But an eyewitness watching from a distance went on a community Facebook page and called for…