Disgruntled Forsyth employee blackmails business

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — An employee left the business after being questioned about a social media photo sharing site she managed, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

The owner of Advanced Plastic Surgery, 6920 McGinnis Ferry Road in Suwanee, told deputies the former employee left on Feb. 26 after posts on Instagram did not conform to company standards.

The next day, a text message was sent to a doctor at the practice that demanded a $30,000 payment or the former employee would bad mouth the company publicly.

The former employee said if she did not hear from them by 9 p.m., she would contact her lawyer and move forward with her plans. Other employees in the office told police they heard the suspect say she would go to the media as well as post negative comments about the practice online.

The employee had keys to the business, and the doctor said he was afraid she would harm the reputation of the practice or cause damage to the property.

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