May 28, 2013, - 2:26 pm
HUH?! Iranian Who Allegedly Poisoned Starbucks Juice Skates, Hires Lawyer to Threaten Schlussel into Silence
Now, I’ve heard everything. An Iranian woman who apparently attempted to poison Starbucks customers gets away with it, and her lawyer threatens me for writing about it. Yup, that’s what happens in America today. And, too often, people are scared away from the truth because of it. Because of empty, baseless threats by lawyers.
Recently, I told you about Ramineh (also spelled “Romineh”) Behbehanian, an Iranian pharmacist, who ran off after replacing orange juice bottles at a San Jose Starbucks and after customers and employees who saw her do it, smelled rubbing alcohol and liquid acetone when they opened the bottles. After they called the police on her, Behbehanian was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, because San Jose authorities detected lethal amounts of rubbing alcohol in the bottles.
Well, Behbehanian lucked out and skated. On Friday, San Jose authorities decided they would decline to charge Behbehanian because later tests could not determine the alcohol and because they felt they could not prove that she put apparent foreign substances in the bottles. Now, we are being told that the rubbing alcohol that customers and employees smelled and that San Jose authorities tested lethal dosages of in the bottles was “just vinegar.” Uh-huh. “Just vinegar” in orange juice bottles at Starbucks? Riiight. And why did Behbehanian replace the bottles (as customers saw her do)? We’ll never know “for sure,” but I think we have a pretty good idea why.
But what I do know is that three days before authorities said they would drop the charges against her, Romineh Behbehanian hired lawyer J. Peter Shearer to send me a ridiculous and threatening letter. Yup, the very definition of chutzpah. She gets away with it and instead of being embarrassed and going away, she hires a lawyer to threaten me. Check out his absurd letter, below, and my response. I get letters demanding retraction like this from time to time, but they never go anywhere because I don’t engage in defamation and I’m not easily threatened and intimidated. I check my facts, do my homework, and also use mainstream media sources. But, hey, Pete Shearer made an easy, quick buck with empty, baseless threats. If you want to respond to lawyer Peter Shearer as I have, e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read his letter and my response . . .
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My Response . . .
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