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Walmart Agrees To Whopping $1.64M Settlement Amid Unfair Pricing Accusations At NJ Stores Walmart Agrees To Whopping $1.64M Settlement Amid Unfair Pricing Accusations At NJ Stores
Walmart Agrees To Whopping $1.64M Settlement Amid Unfair Pricing Accusations At NJ Stores Walmart has agreed to pay $1.64 million to settle accusations of unlawful pricing at its 64 stores across New Jersey, state officials said. The settlement, which includes a $1.61 million civil penalty, is the largest ever obtained by the Division’s Office of Weights and Measures (“OWM”). Walmart was accused of violating New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”) and Unit Pricing Disclosure Act (“UPDA”) by using inaccurate unit pricing for a variety of grocery products sold in the chain’s New Jersey locations, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin said. The UPDA requires grocery retailers t…
Bomb Threat By Employee's Ex Clears Teterboro Walmart Bomb Threat By Employee's Ex Clears Teterboro Walmart
Bomb Threat By Employee's Ex Clears Teterboro Walmart A threatening comment from the ex-husband of a store associate cleared the Teterboro Walmart on Tuesday, authorities said. The man had called the Teterboro Landing Walmart shortly before noon June 11, Moonachie Police Lt. Jeff Napolitano said. "When he was told that the associate was not available, he became agitated and [said] that he would blow up the store," the lieutenant said. Responding officers found the store evacuated and began looking into what happened, Napolitano said. "Further investigation revealed no credibility to the threat and no danger posed to Walmart or its …
Walmart Cutting Hundreds Of Positions From North Jersey Office Walmart Cutting Hundreds Of Positions From North Jersey Office
Walmart Cutting Hundreds Of Positions From North Jersey Office Layoffs are ahead for more than 200 of Walmart's North Jersey employees. A New Jersey WARN notice says the company will begin the cuts to 237 positions at its corporate office in Hoboken on Aug. 14, with more to come on Nov. 1, and Jan. 31, 2025. According to the Wall Street Journal, employees may work remotely but are being asked to spend the majority of their times in the offices.  Employees in other U.S. cities are also facing layoffs, and are being asked to relocate to central hubs, the outlet said. Daily Voice has reached out to Walmart for additional information.
Concerned Citizen Leads Secaucus Police To Stolen Jeep At Walmart Concerned Citizen Leads Secaucus Police To Stolen Jeep At Walmart
Concerned Citizen Leads Secaucus Police To Stolen Jeep At Walmart A concerned citizen’s call led Secaucus police to a Jersey City man with a stolen Jeep in the Walmart parking lot, authorities said. Detectives from the department’s Anti-Crime Unit took Brian Gilliam, 40, into custody after finding him going in and out of the 2019 Jeep Wrangler, Police Chief Dennis Miller said. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of New York earlier this month, the chief said. Gilliam was charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, given a court date and released. “The arrest is a testament that when the police and public collaboratively work together, we can c…
Bomb Threat Clears North Bergen Walmart, Proves Bogus Bomb Threat Clears North Bergen Walmart, Proves Bogus
Bomb Threat Clears North Bergen Walmart, Proves Bogus The Walmart store in North Bergen was evacuated due to a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax on Wednesday, May 1, police tell Daily Voice. Two calls to the 2100 88th Street store were placed at approximately 1:45 p.m., saying that bombs were placed inside and "figure out how to disarm them," North Bergen Police Capt. Jorge Raposo tells Daily Voice. Bomb threat clears North Bergen Walmart. Special to Daily Voice Bomb threat clears North Bergen Walmart. Special to Daily Voice A sweep of the store turned up negative for explosive or suspicious devices at 2:55 p.m., Raposo sai…
NJ Priest Arrested For Drunk Driving, Stealing From Walmart Stepping Down: Officials NJ Priest Arrested For Drunk Driving, Stealing From Walmart Stepping Down: Officials
NJ Priest Arrested For Drunk Driving, Stealing From Walmart Stepping Down: Officials A New Jersey priest arrested for shoplifting and drunk driving is stepping down from his pulpit, Daily Voice has learned. Dawid Wejnerowski, the now-former priest of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alpha, had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when Pohatcong police pulled him over on suspicion of shoplifting from Walmart on Monday, Feb. 19 around 10:15 p.m., Police Chief Scott Robb said. Officers approached the priest's vehicle, pointed out to them by a Walmart employee in the store parking lot, but Wejnerowski backed the car out of a parking spot and drove off from the…
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards
BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards Nearly five million portable blenders sold nationwide are being recalled due to fire and laceration risks. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that a total of around 4.8 million BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders that can overheat or catch fire. If the blender were to get too hot, the blender blades can break off, creating the hazard. The recall includes blenders sold in a variety of colors and designs, federal authorities noted Recalled items have the serial numbers printed on the bottom of the base along with “blendjet2” and “The Original Portable Blender.”  The…
Somewhere Tracy Morgan Might Be SMH: Sedan Rams Walmart Rig On Route 80 Somewhere Tracy Morgan Might Be SMH: Sedan Rams Walmart Rig On Route 80
Somewhere Tracy Morgan Might Be SMH: Sedan Rams Walmart Rig On Route 80 Airbags and a bit of luck spared the driver of a sedan that slammed into a Walmart tractor-trailer on rain-slicked Route 80 overnight. The driver, who was alone at the time, lost control of the Honda Accord near milepost 60.8 in Elmwood Park at 4:48 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, New Jersey State Police Trooper Troy McNair said. The passenger side of the sedan's windshield was smashed when the Accord slid into the trailer of the International rig, the trooper said. No injuries were reported, he said. The driver lost control of the Honda Accord near milepost 60.8 in Elmwood Park at 4:48 a.m.…
Here's How NJ Walmart Self-Checkout Employee Christmas Party Turned Out Here's How NJ Walmart Self-Checkout Employee Christmas Party Turned Out
Here's How NJ Walmart Self-Checkout Employee Christmas Party Turned Out One man's gag Christmas party became reality, and better than anyone could've ever expected. Andrew Delgado pitched the "Walmart Self Checkout Employee Christmas Party" in Lanoka Harbor as a joke. But when thousands expressed interest, he turned it into something real: A toy drive. The event was held at the Lacey Elks Lodge on Friday, Dec. 15.  Delivering the rest of the items from the Walmart Christmas PartY. Another busy day of fun. Photos are in no particular... Posted by Lacey Elks Lodge 2518 PR on Friday, December 22, 2023 Hundreds of toys and donations …
1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards 1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards
1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards Federal authorities announced that a recall initially reported in May has been expanded to include an additional 1.7 million travel irons after there were new reports of injuries. Kansas-based Vornado announced that it is now recalling upwards of two million Steamfast Home and Away Travel Steam Irons due to fire, burn, and shock hazards due to a faulty power cord. According to the company, the cord can become damaged, leading to possible overheating, which then poses fire and burn risks. The damage can also lead to exposed copper wires, representing a shock hazard. Steamfast travel ste…
20K People RSVP To Joke Walmart Self Checkout Employee Christmas Party At NJ Store 20K People RSVP To Joke Walmart Self Checkout Employee Christmas Party At NJ Store
20K People RSVP To Joke Walmart Self Checkout Employee Christmas Party At NJ Store You guys, he was just kidding! The "Walmart Self Checkout Employee Christmas Party" in Lanoka Harbor started out as a joke. Andrew Delgado, a Facebook-verified digital creator, started the event seemingly as a joke. "Celebrating another successful year of picking, paying, and bagging your own groceries while actual employees just stand around and check receipts," the Facebook event reads. But then, Delgado's event got more than 20,000 RSVPs. "If this is legit, I'm down," one person commented. "Anyone discuss a meeting location? We hanging out by the doors or we going to break room for o…
Company Won't Offer Fix For Bassinets Sold That Pose Strangulation, Suffocation Risks: CPSC Company Won't Offer Fix For Bassinets Sold That Pose Strangulation, Suffocation Risks: CPSC
Company Won't Offer Fix For Bassinets Sold That Pose Strangulation, Suffocation Risks: Cpsc Federal officials are warning parents to immediately stop using a specific bassinet sold nationwide online that could pose a host of hazards for infants. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an alert advising that Missouri-based Rev Grace Import is not cooperating with the agency, which is cautioning that the "5in1 Rocker Bassinets" pose a suffocation, strangulation, and fall risk. 5in1 Rocker Bassinet (Packaging)CPSC According to CPSC officials, the bassinets do not meet their requirements for their "infant sleep products rule," though the company refuses to offer a …
Cakes Sold Nationally At Walmart Recalled Due To Possible Peanut Presence: FDA Cakes Sold Nationally At Walmart Recalled Due To Possible Peanut Presence: FDA
Cakes Sold Nationally At Walmart Recalled Due To Possible Peanut Presence: FDA Check the fridge. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is recalling a specific cake that was sold at Walmart stores across the country due to a mislabeling issue. David's Cookies issued an alert regarding its "Marketside Chocolate Chip Explosion Cake" with the lot code (see above photo) of #BS23212 which may in fact be "Marketside Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake."  According to the FDA, the recalled cakes were mislabeled and does not depict peanuts as a key ingredient in the item, and also lacks a peanut allergen warning. The recalled items are in a 7-ounce,…
HIT-AND-RUN: Fort Lee Retiree, 69, Charged With Seriously Injuring Pedestrian, 75, Off Route 46 HIT-AND-RUN: Fort Lee Retiree, 69, Charged With Seriously Injuring Pedestrian, 75, Off Route 46
Hit-and-run: Fort Lee Retiree, 69, Charged With Seriously Injuring Pedestrian, 75, Off Route 46 UPDATE: The search for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a 75-year-old postal employee walking to work just off Route 46 before dawn the other day ended with the arrest of a 69-year-old retiree from Fort Lee, authorities said. Tae Lee actually made it easy for them, investigators said. Lee had been behind the wheel of a southbound SUV that struck the victim as he crossed Industrial Avenue in Teterboro between the airport and the Walmart-anchored Teterboro Landing shopping center at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Saturday. Lee, who live…
SEE ANYTHING? Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, 75, Near Route 46 Walmart SEE ANYTHING? Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, 75, Near Route 46 Walmart
SEE Anything? Hit-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian, 75, Near Route 46 Walmart UPDATE: The search for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a 75-year-old postal employee walking to work just off Route 46 before dawn the other day ended with the arrest of a 69-year-old retiree from Fort Lee, authorities said. Tae Lee actually made it easy for them, investigators said. Lee had been behind the wheel of a southbound SUV that struck the victim as he crossed Industrial Avenue in Teterboro between the airport and the Walmart-anchored Teterboro Landing shopping center at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Saturday. Lee, who…
Fiery Deaths Prompt Recall For Millions Of Dehumidifiers: CPSC Fiery Deaths Prompt Recall For Millions Of Dehumidifiers: CPSC
Fiery Deaths Prompt Recall For Millions Of Dehumidifiers: Cpsc After multiple deaths, 450 fires, 2,000 incidents of overheating, and $19 million in property damage – millions of dehumidifiers are being recalled, according to a release by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Aug. 16, 2023.  The dehumidifiers were manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances, of China, and were sold under major brand names: Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, GE, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima, the CPSC explained.  "Consumers should stop using the recalled dehumidifiers and contact Gree for a full refund,…
GOTCHA! Boy, 15, Robbed Of Bicycle At Knifepoint Outside Walmart, Garfield PD Stings Suspect GOTCHA! Boy, 15, Robbed Of Bicycle At Knifepoint Outside Walmart, Garfield PD Stings Suspect
Gotcha! Boy, 15, Robbed Of Bicycle At Knifepoint Outside Walmart, Garfield PD Stings Suspect Garfield police pulled a clever sting to capture a Dominican national who they said pulled a knife on a 15-year-old boy and robbed him of a bicycle that the youngster had arranged to sell him through Facebook. Cristopher Rosario, 18, of Bloomfield, met the boy in the parking lot of the Walmart on Passaic Street, then threatened him with a silver knife before fleeing on the bicycle towards Passaic shortly after 8:30 p.m. last Thursday, June 1, Capt. Mario Pozo said. The youngster had gone there after Rosario agreed on Facebook Marketplace to buy the bike for $850, the captain said. Garfield…
Hackensack HS Seniors Get Into Scrape After Targeting Uber Driver In 'Assassin' Game Hackensack HS Seniors Get Into Scrape After Targeting Uber Driver In 'Assassin' Game
Hackensack HS Seniors Get Into Scrape After Targeting Uber Driver In 'Assassin' Game A half-dozen Hackensack High School seniors who started out having innocent fun got more than they bargained for when one of them firedt a toy Orbeez gun at an Uber driver. The teens were headed to the Walmart off Route 46 in Teterboro as part of the increasingly popular "Senior Assassin" game when they say they were cut off. Played by high school seniors and university students, the group-chat game involves teams that "eliminate targets" by shooting at one another with water guns that fire gel pellets, then share the encounters on social media. It's naturally caused concern in certain cir…
Kitchen Products Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Injury Concerns, Reports Of 'Severe Cuts' Kitchen Products Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Injury Concerns, Reports Of 'Severe Cuts'
Kitchen Products Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Injury Concerns, Reports Of 'Severe Cuts' Nearly 500,000 juicers are being recalled after reports of hundreds of malfunctions reported by consumers, some of which included injuries that required emergency treatment, according to federal officials.  The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Empower Brands is recalling approximately 469,000 Power XL Self-Cleaning Juicers due to both laceration and ingestion hazards. According to the CPSC, the juicers can rupture during use, striking users and posing a laceration hazard. They've also been known to leave small particle shavings in the juice, posing an ad…
57 Walmarts, Sam's Clubs Hit By Dad-Son Robbers Across NJ, PA: Authorities 57 Walmarts, Sam's Clubs Hit By Dad-Son Robbers Across NJ, PA: Authorities
57 Walmarts, Sam's Clubs Hit By Dad-Son Robbers Across NJ, PA: Authorities A Philadelphia man and his son are accused of carrying out a string of armed robberies across the mid-Atlantic states over a period of months, and the elder suspect is still at large, authorities say.  Jamaal Mitchell, 42, and his 24-year-old son Jahmir Mitchell are charged with robbery, retail theft, terroristic threats, and related counts, said Tilden Township police in a release on Wednesday, April 26.  In Berks County, the pair are suspects in the Oct. 16, 2022 robbery of the Tilden Walmart, authorities said. Investigators believe they stuffed over $900 worth of merchandise into two sh…
Fresh Start Stolen From Single NJ Mom Severely Burned By Wood-Burning Stove Fresh Start Stolen From Single NJ Mom Severely Burned By Wood-Burning Stove
Fresh Start Stolen From Single NJ Mom Severely Burned By Wood-Burning Stove Jessica Ancello's new South Jersey home was supposed to be a fresh start. The 29-year-old Williamstown newly-divorced mom of two toddlers hadn't been living there for even a month when tragedy struck. Ancello was trying to light the wood-burning stove in her living room on Saturday, March 25, when someone in the home poured gas onto the wood — shooting flames shot back at Ancello's legs. A neighbor heard her screams and called 911. Since then, Ancello has been unable to walk, sidelining her from her job at a Walmart warehouse with second- and third-degree burns covering her legs. She will…
Recall Issued For 1.2 Million Candles Sold Exclusively At Walmart Due To Fire, Injury Hazard Recall Issued For 1.2 Million Candles Sold Exclusively At Walmart Due To Fire, Injury Hazard
Recall Issued For 1.2 Million Candles Sold Exclusively At Walmart Due To Fire, Injury Hazard More than 1.2 million candles are being recalled due to the potential of fire, burn, and injury hazards due to wicks that can burn too close to the container, causing the glass to break, according to federal officials. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that approximately 1,210,000 Mainstays three-wick candles are being recalled by Soap Star Candle Prayer Candle due to the possible hazards. Recalled items are packaged in round 14-ounce glass jars that were sold with autumn and Halloween themes. Mainstays and the candle’s name are printed on the side of the candles, whic…
PA Man Sentenced For Strangling South Jersey Woman PA Man Sentenced For Strangling South Jersey Woman
PA Man Sentenced For Strangling South Jersey Woman A 42-year-old man from Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 55 years in New Jersey State Prison for strangling a woman whose naked body was found on the side of the road in 2014, authorities said. Timothy Wright, 42, of Chambersburg, PA, was sentenced Friday, Feb 17 in the murder of 25-year-old Joyce Vanderhoff, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. Vanderhoff's naked body was dumped on the side of a Hamilton Township road in February 2014. A jury previously convicted Wright for first-degree murder after a two-and-a-half-week- trial that commenced this past October.…
Woman Robbed At Gunpoint By Man Who Followed Her Home From NJ ATM: Police Woman Robbed At Gunpoint By Man Who Followed Her Home From NJ ATM: Police
Woman Robbed At Gunpoint By Man Who Followed Her Home From NJ ATM: Police A woman from South Jersey said a man followed her home from an ATM and robbed her at gunpoint, authorities said. Washington Township police released photos of a black Dodge Charger that the robbery suspect may have been driving. A 26-year-old victim said she finished work and stopped at the TD Bank in Glassboro to use the ATM before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The victim said that she observed the Dodge Charger sitting in the drive-through line next to her vehicle. The victim made a transaction and left the bank.  When the victim arrived home she began approaching her house and not…
SLEAZY PASS: Feds Charge Bi-State Duo With $1M Pennsy Turnpike Toll Scam SLEAZY PASS: Feds Charge Bi-State Duo With $1M Pennsy Turnpike Toll Scam
Sleazy Pass: Feds Charge Bi-State Duo With $1M Pennsy Turnpike Toll Scam Two men helped truckers and other drivers dodge $1 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls by registering E-ZPass transponders with bogus identities, federal authorities charged. Duvany Zambrano, 43, of Hamilton, NJ, and Sergio Jara, 37, of Allentown, PA, colluded with other unidentified co-conspirators to buy up thousands of the devices from retailers in both states, an FBI investigation found. E-ZPass transponders aren't all that difficult to find. Walmart is among those who sell them. Pennsylvania has more than 300 retail locations where state officials say customers can buy the transpon…
NJ Native Bites Multiple Officers Over $6 Theft At PA Walmart: Police NJ Native Bites Multiple Officers Over $6 Theft At PA Walmart: Police
NJ Native Bites Multiple Officers Over $6 Theft At PA Walmart: Police A $6 shoplifting incident at a Pennsylvania Walmart that sent five police officers on a foot chase— two were bitten by the suspect, according to a police release on Tuesday, January 10. Rygo Alexander Kingsley, 23, currently of Lancaster, PA, and native to North Brunswick, NJ, was acting "suspicious" at the Walmart located at 2030 Fruitville Pike on Nov. 29, 2022, authorities say. Manheim Township police were called to the store as part of the "on-going investigation against him for retail theft," as stated in the release by the department. The person who called the police knew Kingsley an…
Millions Of Fisher-Price 'Rock 'n Play Sleepers' Recalled As Death Toll Approaches 100 Infants Millions Of Fisher-Price 'Rock 'n Play Sleepers' Recalled As Death Toll Approaches 100 Infants
Millions Of Fisher-Price 'Rock 'n Play Sleepers' Recalled As Death Toll Approaches 100 Infants Fisher-Price has issued a fresh recall of millions of its “Rock ’n Play Sleepers” after there were at least eight new infant fatalities reported to bring the death toll to around 100. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Fisher-Price has re-issued a recall of 4.7 million of its product that could lead to infants rolling from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, raising the chances of injury or death. Officials say that the initial recall was announced in April 2019, though parents and caretakers have continued to utilize the faulty product, desp…
Repeat Child Porn Collector From Atlantic City Gets 11 Mandatory Years Repeat Child Porn Collector From Atlantic City Gets 11 Mandatory Years
Repeat Child Porn Collector From Atlantic City Gets 11 Mandatory Years UPDATE: A previously-convicted child porn collector from Atlantic City was sentenced Thursday to more than 11 years in federal prison -- without parole -- for doing it again, authorities said. Cory Newman, a 46-year-old former U.S. Navy petty officer, must serve out just about all of the sentence handed down on Jan. 5 because there’s no parole in the federal prison system. Newman had previously spent more than four years behind bars following a 2007 conviction on similar charges when he showed up on law enforcement radar once again, authorities said. Agents of Homeland Security Invest…
Police: Mom Caught Shoplifting At Bergen Walmart Deliberately Drop-Kicks Baby, Shows No Remorse Police: Mom Caught Shoplifting At Bergen Walmart Deliberately Drop-Kicks Baby, Shows No Remorse
Police: Mom Caught Shoplifting At Bergen Walmart Deliberately Drop-Kicks Baby, Shows No Remorse A woman caught shoplifting at a Bergen County Walmart deliberately drop-kicked her baby across the floor while being taken into custody, then showed no remorse afterward, authorities said. It's difficult to comprehend -- and even harder to stomach -- if you’ve seen the video, which captured the assault at the Route 46 store in Teterboro. Jamira McDaniel, 23, of Paterson had been escorted to the Walmart Asset Protection Office, where she “placed the child down in front of her and kicked the baby in the back” on Tuesday, Dec. 13, Moonachie Police Lt. Jeff Napolitano said. It sent the nearly …
Virginia Walmart Shooting: Seven Including Gunman Dead In Rampage, Police Say Virginia Walmart Shooting: Seven Including Gunman Dead In Rampage, Police Say
Virginia Walmart Shooting: Seven Including Gunman Dead In Rampage, Police Say A shooting rampage left seven people dead including the gunman at a Chesapeake, VA Walmart Tuesday, Nov. 22 — just two days before Thanksgiving, authorities said. Police used tactical force to enter the Battlefield Boulevard Walmart at Sam's Circle on reports of an "active shooter" at 10:12 p.m., and found multiple bodies, a Chesapeake police spokesman told reporters. A mass #shooting has occurred at a Walmart in Chesapeake, #Virginia. Video we've obtained from #Walmart employees outside the store show multiple police cars arriving and also employees recounting what happened. pic.twitte…