Manager Sexually Harassed Him, Manager's Brother Fired Him, Alleges Vivint Ex-Employee In Lawsuit

By Isabella Cheng, Published Oct 15, 2021, 08:17am EDT (Info+)

An ex-employee is suing Vivint and Vivint Solar for sexual harassment. When the ex-employee reported the manager to the regional manager, who is the manager's brother, he was terminated immediately for "poor performance."

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In this report, IPVM examines the complaint and applicable federal laws prohibiting harassment and discrimination.

Ex-Vivint ******** **** ****** *** * ***** ******* *********

** ******* **, ****, ** **-************* * **-**** ************ ***** ***** ***** ********* ***** sexually ********, ********* ** *** *********:

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***** ********, *** *********, ***** ******* for ****** ** * ****-**-**** ******** in *** ****, *** ********* *******. However, ** *** ********** ******** ** his ****** *******, ***** ******, **** Glispy ********** ** ********'* *** ****, McIntyre's *********, *** ******** ******* ** McIntyre, *** ********* *******.

**** ******** ******* ******** *** ********** in ****** **** ** *** ******** sales *******, ***** ******, *** ** Derek ******'* *******, ******** ******* ** was *********** ********** *** "**** ***********."

Complaint: ******* ***** ********* ***** *** ****** **********

*. ******, ********'* ****** *******, ***** tell ******** ******* ***** *** "******* sexual ********** **** *** *** *****," the ********* *******. **** **** ******** "feel *************" *** *. ****** ******* to **** **** ***** ******** ***** multiple *****:

******* ***** ********* *. ******** ***** working *** ********,Defendant *. ****** ***** **** ********* *. ******** ***** *** ******* ****** ********** with men and women, as Defendant D. Glispy is an openly bi-sexual male. Defendant D. ******’* ******* *** ******** **** ********* *. ******** **** *************. ********* ***** ********* *. ****** ** **** ** ******** *********, *** ********* *. ****** ******* ** ** **. [emphasis added]

Sex **** ********

*******, *** ********* ******* ******** ******** of ******** *. ****** **** ** McIntyre ***** ******** *** *** ****'* sex ****, ******* **** ******** ** the *******. *** *******, *** ********* alleges *. ****** **** *** ********* comments ** ********:

  • “**** ******** **** ** *** *****."
  • “*** ***’* *** *** ** ** so * *** **** **** **** happy; **** ** ** ******* **** your **** *** * **** **** her ****** *** ***** *********** **** you ******.”
  • “****’* **** **** ***** ***** *** because *’* ***** ** ** **** there ** ***** *** *** ** pass *** ********.”
  • “* **** ** **** **** **** stupid.”
  • “* **** **** **** **** ******.”
  • “* **** **** *** *** * real *** ******* * *****.”

*. ****** **** ******** "**** *** of *** ******** ** **********’ ******** was *** ** ********* *. ********’* inability ** ******* ********* *. ******** sexually" *** "********* *********[*]" ********'* **** and *****, *** ********* *******:

********* *. ****** *****regularly ********* Plaintiff T. McIntyre by telling him he “******” ** *** *** ******* ** *** *** *** and by saying his ***** ******* **** * “***** ****** *****.” [emphasis added]

Exposes ******* ** *********

*. ****** **** ******* ******* ** McIntyre *** **** *** ** ****** "don't ****" **** ******** **********, *** complaint ****:

** ******* *********,Defendant *. ****** ******* *** ***** ** ********* *. ******** to urinate in a bottle while driving in the car. When Plaintiff T. McIntyre informed Defendant D. Glispy that this made him feel uncomfortable, Defendant *. ****** ********* ** ******, “**** ***’* ****.” [emphasis added]

*** ********* **** ****, ** * separate ********, *. ****** "**** ********* T. ******** **** ** ****** '*** to **** *** ********' **** ********* D. ******."

Visits *********'* ****

** ****** **, ****. *. ****** visited ********'* ********* ***** ******** *** not **** *** ***** ** ********'* wife ***** *** ******** ***** ******* his *** **** *** ********'* ****, the ********* *******:

** ****** **, ****, ********* *. Glispy ******* **********’ *********. ********* *. McIntyre *** *** ***** *** ********* L. ******** *** ***** ***** ****. Defendant *. ****** ****** *** *** into **********’ ********* *** ********* ** talk ***** **********’ ********.

*** ********* **** *. ****** "****** and *****" ** **. ******** *** called *** * "***** *****" **** Mr. ******** ********** *** ***** *** visit.

Fired *** "**** ***********"

*******, **** *** ********* ******** ******** D. ****** ** ****** ***** **** incident, **. ******** *** ********* ***** "for ******* **** ***********."

** *** ***** ** ****** **, the ********* ******** *** ******** ** Jason ******, * ******** *******, *** is **** *. ******'* *******, ********* to *** *********. *******, *. ****** "failed ** **** ********* *** *********** correct ******."

** ****** **, *. ****** ******* the *********' **** *** ***** **** "if ********** ****** ** ******** ****** Defendant *. ****** ** ********" *** "assured **** **** ***** ***** ** no ************* *** ****** ***** *********." The ********* ****** ** ******** ****** D. ******.

*******, ** ****** **, "*. ****** terminated ********* *. ******** *** ******* poor ***********." *** ********* ******* **** McIntyre "*** ***** **** ********* ********* alleged **** *********** ****** *** ****** tenure."

Causes ** ******: ****** **********, *** **************, *** ******** ***********

*** ********* ***** * ****** ** action, *** *** **** ****** ******* sexual **********, *** **************, *** ******** retaliation.

*** ********* **** *** ****** ********** McIntyre ******* ********** **** *** **** and ******* * ******* **** ***********:

****** **** ****** ** **********, ******** and/or *** ****** ***/** ********* **** acting ****** *** ****** *** ***** of ***** ********* ***/** **********,subjected ********* *. ******** ** *********, ********, *** ************ **** ** ******** ****** **********, based on his sex, including, but not limited to, offensive sexual comments, remarks, innuendos (e.g., offensive comments about Plaintiff T. McIntyre’s genitalia and having sexual intercourse), and showing his penis. This ****** ********** *** *** ******* *** ****** ** ************ *********** **** ********* *. ********’* **** *********** ***/** ******* ** ************, *******, ** ********* **** *********** *** ********* *. ********. [emphasis added]

********* "*** ********* ** ****-****** ***********" were ******* "**** *********," *** ********* alleges ***** *** *** ************** ***** of ******:

******* ********* *. ********’* ************** *** performance,similarly ******** ****** ********* ** **** *********, *** ********* ** ****-****** ***********, **** ******* **** ********* ***** ** ***** ****** ** ********** ** ****** ***********, as those employees were not subjected to unlawful sexual harassment or unlawful retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [emphasis added]

**** ******** ********** ***** *** ********** and **************, "******** [******] ********** ********** against ********* *. ********, ** ********* of ***** *** ** *** ***** Rights *** ** ****, ** *******, by *********** ********* *. ********’* **********."

Title *** ** ***** ****** *** ** **** ********

*** *** ****** **** ******* ******** violations ** ******* *** *********** ********** discrimination, ********** *** ** *** ***** ****** Act ** ****.

***** *** ** ***** *******:

** ***** ** ** ******** ********** practice *** * ***** ************-

(*) ** ******* ** ** ***** from *** **********, ** ********* ** discriminate *******, *** ********** ******* ** his ****, *****, ********, ***, ** national ******;

******** ***** *** ****** **** *** have ******** ******** ** ******** **********, the ** ***** ********** *********** ********** (EEOC) *** ****** ****"********** ** * **** ** ********** discrimination **** ******** ***** *** ** the ***** ****** *** ** ****."

*** ********* ******* ** ***** ** unlawful **********, *** ******* ****:

*) ****** * ********* ** ********* employment

** *) ** ****** ** ********* enough ** ****** * **** *********** that * ********** ****** ***** ******** intimidating, *******, ** *******.

*** **** ******* "********* *******" *******, including *** *** ******* **:

********* *****, *****, ******** ** **** calling, ******** ******** ** *******, ************, ridicule ** *******, ******* ** ***-*****, offensive ******* ** ********, *** ************ with **** ***********.

*** **** ** ******** ***** ******* what ** *** ***'* **********, ******* that ** ***** "** *** ****** record" *** ********* ** "******* ********** is ****** ** ********* ****** ** be ******* ** **** ** * case-by-case *****."

EEOC: ******** ********* *** **********

*** ****'********* *** *********** ******** **************** **** ** ******** ** "************* liable *** ********** ** * ********** that ******* ** * ******** ********** action **** ** ***********..." *** ******** can **** ***** ********* ** ** can ***** *** *****:

*) ** ********** ***** ** ******* and ******** ******* *** ********* ********;

*** *) *** ******** ************ ****** to **** ********* ** *** ********** or ********** ************* ******** ** *** employer.

Mechanics ** ****** ************** ******** ********

******** ******* ********** ******** ** ****, this ******* *** **** ***** ***, more **** * ***** *****, ******* of ********** ********** **** ****** * suit ***** ***** ***.

** **** * ************** ******* ***** Title ***, ******* ***** **** * ****** **** the ******* ******* * "***** ** ***" letter **** *** ****:

** *** ***** **** ****** ***** Title *** (************** ***** ** ****, color, ********, *** *** ******** ******), or ***** *** ********* **** ************ Act (***) ***** ** **********,you **** **** * ****** ** ***** ** *** **** **** ****** *** *** **** * ******* ** ******* *****. [emphasis added]

*** ********* **** ********* ******** ***** right ** *** ******* ** **** 15, ****(******** ** ******** **** *), ***** ****** ******* ** ************** ** ******** **** (attached ** ******* *)******* ****** ***** **** *** ***** Commission ** **** *** **** *** a ******** ****** ** ************** **** the **** ********** ******** ** **** 6, **** ******* ****** ***** ****. After ********* * ***** ** *** letter,*** ******* **** ** ***** ****** 90 ****.

*********, *****-**-*** ******* *** ****** ***** the **** ************ *** ****** *** charge, ****** ******* **** **** *** able ** ********* ** *** *** was ******** ** ******* *** **** decided *** ** **** * *******:

** ** ****'* **** ** ********* if *** *** *** **** **** violated, ** **** **** *** * Notice ** ***** ** ***. **** notice ***** *** *** ***** ** file * ******* ** *****... ** we ****** *** ** **** * lawsuit, ** **** **** *** * Notice ** ***** ** ***.

*** **** ****** **** ********* "* ***** ********** of *** ******* *****":

** **** *****, *** **** *** file * ******* ** ******* *** law **** ***** ** ************ *** makes * ******* **** ***** ** reasonable ***** ** ******* **** ************** has ********, *** ** ****** ** resolve *** ****** ******* * ******* called "************." *** **** *** ********** which ******* ** ******** ** ************ efforts *** ************,and ********** ********* * ***** ********** ** *** ******* *****. When deciding whether to file a lawsuit, the EEOC considers factors such as the strength of the evidence, the issues in the case, and the wider impact the lawsuit could have on the EEOC's efforts to combat workplace discrimination. [emphasis added]

******, *** **** **********,*** ***** ******* ** ** *********** ***** ** ******* **** ****, ***** **** *.*% of *** ***** ******* **** *** commission ********.

Few ******** **** ** ******* ******

**** ******** ********* ***** *** *** that ******** ****** ** ******** * relative ** *** ******* ******, ************ ****** ******** ****** ******* **** working ******** ** ****** *********.

******'* **** ** ******* *** ******** Ethics**** *** *** ****** ******* **** working ** *** ******* ** ******* but **** ***** **** **** "*** should **** ** ***** ********** ***** your ******** ********** *** ************* ********":

*** ****** **** ** ***** ********** where **** ******** ********** *** ************* conflict, ** ****** ** ********, **** the ********* ** *** *******, ****** under ********** ******** ** *** ***** of ********* (*** “*****”). **** ******** situations ***** *** *** **** ** appear ** **** ** ******** ******** through, *** *******, * *********** ***** or * ******** ** ***** ******* or ******** **** ***** *** **** a ********, ******, ********, ******** ** other ************.

Unclear ** ****** ******** ***** ** ******, ** ******** **** ******

**** ********* ****** ******** ** ******* whether ** *** *** ****** ******** are ***** ******** ** ******, *** for * ******* ******* ** *** allegations, *** *** *** ******* * response.

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********* *. ****** *****regularly ********* ********* *. ******** ** ******* ***he “******” ** *** *** ******* ** *** *** *** *** ** ******his ***** ******* **** * “***** ****** *****.”

*** ********* ******* **** ******** "*** never **** ********* ********* ******* **** performance ****** *** ****** ******."

* *** ** * ********** ****. Seems **** *** ********* *** ****** 'counseled' *** **** ***********...

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** *** ******* **** ** ****** at *** ***, **** *** ******* failed *** ********. * **** **** individual ******** *** ************ **** *** boss; ***** *** ***** ** ***** by *** ***!

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**** *** ****** * ****** *** "on *** ****", ** **'* ********* called. *** ********** *** ** ********, and ** *************, **** **.... * simply ****** ******* **** ********, ** at ***** ** *** ****** *** at *** ***** *********, ******* ******* corroborating *********. **'* ** "*******", **** my **** *********** **** ** *** Jussie ******** ********.

** *** *********'* ******** *** ** consistently *********, **** ********* ** ***** have **** ******* ** ******... ************ in * **** ************* ********* ** clean-cut *** ***** (** *'** *******). Or ** **** *** ** ***********, it ***** **** **** **** **** to ***** *** *** ** *** act.

** ** **** **** ** **** poor **********. ** ** ******, *'** had ** **** * **** **********. Each ****, ** ***** *** **** a ***** ** ******** **** ***** cling ** (*.*., *** ***** ** my *** ***** ***********, ****** ******* they ***** ************* *** ****'* ******** about ***** *** *** **** **** fired), **** ***** ***** **. **** would ***** ******* ** ********** *** firing, *** **** ****** ********* ** causing *********.

********** ** *** ** **** ** some **** ** ************ ****** **** allowed ** ** *** ******* ***** within *** ***** ** **** ** they *****'* ******* ***.

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**** *** ****** * ****** *** "on *** ****"

**** *********** ***** * *** ****** towards **********... ** ***** ***** ** the **** ** **** ***** ***** that ******* *********.

**** ******** *** ** ********** *** abuse *** ***** ****** ** ***** that **** **** **** **** ****** - *** **** ****** **** ****** constitutions/personalities **** **** ** **** **** targets **** ******** *** ******** ** this **** ** *************...

*******: ** ** **** ****** ** at ** ***** ** **** ** my **** ***** *** *** ****, my ********* ***** **** **** ****** without ***** - ** *** **** of ***** *** ******** ***** ** the ****.

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** *** **** ** ***** *** repeated ***** ** *** ****.

**** ****** "** *** ****" ** well

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**** *********** ***** * *** ****** towards **********

****** ** *******! ****** ** **** 5 ************** *********** *********, *** ***** tried ** ***** *** *** ***** form ** **************/****, ******* ********* *** empathy * **** *** ** ******* these ******** **** *****.

**** ****, * ***'* **** **** "douchebag ********" *****. *'** ****** *** some. ** ***** *** **** ** Mr. ****** ***as **** ** *** ** *********, **** **** ********* **** **** Mr ******** ***** **** **** *******.

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*'** ************* **** ***** **** **** in ** ******; *********** ********** [****** from "**** ******"] ********* *** **** a *** ** ***** ** * bully ******* **** ****'* **** ** light ***** ** ******* ******* ******, and ********* *** ******* ****** *** 'ism *** ********** **** ** *** as **** ***** **** **.

****'* *** *********** ****** ** ********** just ****, ***********, ***** ***** ****** known **** ***** ***** *********.

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* ***'* **** ** ** *** your ******, *** *** *** *** phrased **** ******* **** *** ******** is *** ******* ** **** *****, rather **** *** "*****" ** "* bully *******." ***** *** ***** ******** are ******** ******* ** ******** ** "weak-minded" ** ***.

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* *** *** *** ** ***** have **** ********* **** ***, ** thanks *** ******** **** *** ** I *** ******* **** ** ** not ***** **** ***. *** * better ******** ***** **** **** ** emotionally ********** ******, *** ** *** to ***** *** *** ***** **** receive, *** ** ** ***** ** imply ***** ****** ** **** ***** is. *****'* **** ** ******* *** element ***** ******* ** ****** **** and *********** **** *** * **** to *** ***** **** ******* * lot ****** *** ****** ******* **** far.

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*********, *****-**-*** ******* *** ****** ***** the **** ************ *** ****** *** charge, ****** ******* **** **** *** able ** ********* ** *** *** was ******** ** ******* *** **** decided *** ** **** * *******:

*** *** ** **** ****, ********** the **** ***** ***** *** ** Employer/Employee ************:

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*** **** *** *** **** **** determination ***** **** *** *** *******?

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** #**,

****** *** ******** **** **. *** one ***** ** *** ****** ** originally ********, ******* *, *** **** the *** **** ******* ****** ******* Vivint *****, *** ****** ***** ****,******* *. *'** ******* *** ******* ** reflect **** *** ******** ***** ** sue ******* **** ****** ** **. McIntyre, *** *** ****** ******* ****** Solar *** * ******** *** *** Vivint ***** ****.

*** ****** ***** **** ****** ****** that **. ******** ***** *** ****** Smart **** ********* **** *** **** too ****. ******, **. ******** ***** filed *** ****** ***** ****** ** February ****, **** *** ****** ***** Home *** ***** **** ****:

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*******, *** ******* **. ******** ******** are *** **** ****** **** ********. It's ******* *** ** ***** *** Vivint ***** *** *****, ***** *** investigation ***** ** **** **** ** did *** **** *** ****** *****. Vivint ***** ** ****** ** * defendant, ** **'* ******** **** ****** Solar ***** **** ** ******* *** lawsuit ******* ****** ***** ************ ***** there's ** ****** **********. *******, **. McIntyre's ****** ******* ****** ***** **** could ***** ** ***** **.

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****** ***** ***** ** *******:

****** ***** ***** ******** ****** *********, and ********** **** **** **** ***** never ****** ** **** ***** **** Vivint ***** **** ******** ****** ** them

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********** *** ****** ************ ******* ** ***** ** ******* the ********* ******* ****** *****:

**********, ** *** ******* ******* ** record, *** ********* ****** *****, ***., by *** ******* ******* ** ******, and ******** ** **** ******* **** of ***** ********* ** ****** ******* move *** ***** *** ** ***** dismissing **********’ ********* ******* ****** *****, Inc. **** ********* *** ** *** merits.

*** ********** ******* ****** ***** **** still *****.

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*******:

(*) ***** ****** (*** ****** *******) has***** ** ******* *** ***********:

********** ****** *** ****** ** ****** against *****: ********* ********** ** ********* distress *** *********** ********** ** ********* distress. *** ** *** ******* ********* occurred ** *****. ******** ** ***** law, *******, *** *** **** ******* against ***** *** *** *********. *******, the ******* ** *********** *** ***** two ****** *** **** ***. ***********, this ***** ****** ******* *** ****** against *****

(*) ********** *** ** ********* *******, Vivint *** *****'* *******'* ***** (*** Regional ******* / ********)***** * *********** ******** ****** ***** **** ** ******* to ***-*******:

*** ******* ********* *** ****** ********** may **** ***** ********* ** *** Complaint ** ** ****** ******, ******* 14, ****.

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********** **** ***** ** ************ ** * ******* ** **********, for *******, **** ** ******** ******* another ******** **** ** ****** ** “bang [***] **** ******” ** "**** outside" *** ********'* ******* ** *** company:

***** ******’* ******* *** ** ********** that ** ********** **** ***** ******* that *** ******* *** ****** *** scope ** *** **********. ** ***** Complaint, ********** ******, ***** ****, **** Derek ****** ******* *** ***** ** multiple ********* (¶¶ **, **, **), told ***** ******** **** ** ****** to “**** [***] **** ******” *** that ** ***** “**** [***] **** scream (¶ **), *** ******* **********’ apartment ** ******* **********’ ******** *** “yelled *** *****” ** ***** ******** and “******** ** *** ** ‘*****’” **). **** ******* ** **** outside ***** ******’* ********** ******* ** selling ***** **** ******* ** *********.

*** ****** *********:

*** ****** ********** **** * ****** employee ******** **** ****** **************** *** prohibits *** ** ***** ******’* ******* conduct, ***** ********* **** ********** ***** not **** ******** ** ******** ***** Glispy’s *******

****** *** ******* ****** **********, *** Court **** **** ** **** ****** to ******* ** **** ***** ** the ******. ** **** ****** ***********.

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** ****** **** ****** ** ****** the ***** ** *** ***** *********** for ** ******** ***** *****. **'* not **** **** ***** ********* **** or ******* ******* **** ****, *****? So *** ****** **** ** **** responsible?

*** *** ******** ** ** ****** how **** *** **** ****, ** should **** *****, *** *** **** act ************* ** **** **** ****? And **** **** ****'* ****, *** still ***'* ******* ***** ********* ** you ***'* **** *** ******* ** oversight ** **** *********. *** **** offer *** ******** ** ********** *** employees **** ********** **** ** ***** up? *** **** ***** **** ******* for ****** *******?

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*** ** ************* ***** ** *******, ******* **** **** **** *** have ************:

** **** ****, *** *** ******* alleged ******** ** *****. (*** ********* **.) ***** ** ** ******* of *** ******* ********* ** ****. (See ********* ** ****.) *** ******* injury ******** ** *****. *** ********* alleges *** ******* ******* *** ****** occurred ** *****. *** ********* ******* that ********** **** ******** *** ******* in ***** ** *** **** ** the ******* *******. *** ************ ******* Plaintiffs *** ***** *** ******** ** Texas. **** *** ** ************ ** all ** ***** ******* ******* ***** has *********** ************ ** ****.

********* *** *** ****************** ** ***** *********** ****** *** case *** *** **** **********:

*. ********* *. ******** *** **** Defendant *. ****** ** **** ** various ********* ** ******* *** ***** position, *** ********* ***** *********, *** the *********** ** ********* ** ***** together. *** **. *. ** ** around *** ****, ********* *. ******** completed *** ********** ******* ** ****** a ****-**-**** ***** ************** ** *** Vivint ****** ******* ** ****, ****. See **.

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******:********* *******"***** ****** *** ******* ********* ** determine ******* ***** **** ****, ***., Vivint ***** ****, ***. *** ******, Inc. (*********** “****** ********”) *** ************ and ********** * ****** ********.

**** ** ******* ** *** **** filing ******* ****** ***** ** ****** Smart ****.

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******:

*** ******* **** ******** *** ***** that ********** **** ******* * ********** agreement **** ********** ***** **** ****, Vivint, ***., ****** ***** ****, *** Jason ****** **** **** ****** ** the ********* ** **********' ****** ******* these **********

*********, ********** ******* *** *** ******** disclosed. ** ** **** **** ******** anything **********, ** **** *** ** here.

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