This is this woman’s opinion about what these men might have been doing, she didn’t make a false statement,” he said. “[Slander] requires that someone makes a false statement knowing that they are false.”While no one did anything illegal, Recht said words still have consequences.
“Harm innocent people like these three men with seemingly dark skin who were in the store who police determined did nothing wrong,” said Recht.The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office asks that people confirm the facts with them before posting rumors on Facebook.
This isn’t the first time it’s happened. About a month ago, deputies said another Facebook post accused a man of trying to sex traffic their children in the parking lot at a Douglas County Library.In that case, deputies said the man moved the woman’s stroller so he could get into his car.
The Sheriff’s Office also said they don’t have any current sex trafficking incidents like this in Douglas County.Although the post has since been deleted, you can find the text from the original post below. See photos that were included in the post in the videos above.
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