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Video of Dealership Personnel Hassling Pizza Guy Goes Viral

January 15, 2015

WESTPORT, Mass. — F & R Auto Sales’ Yelp and Google profiles are being flooded with negative reviews after a video of dealership employees harassing a pizza delivery man went viral this week, Boston.com reports.

The dealership employees gave Jarrid Tansey, an employee at Palace Pizza, $50 after he delivered a $42 order to the dealership. The dealership then called Palace Pizza demanding their $8 in change back.

The video — taken from the dealership’s security camera — shows Tansey returning the money. When he asks why he was given an extra five dollar bill if it was not intended as a tip, a dealership employee tells him “Out the door before I put my foot in your ass,” and another threatens to have him fired from his job.

The dealership’s owner and his son have since gone to Palace Pizza to apologize in person.

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Watch the video below:

Comments

  1. 1. Frank [ January 16, 2015 @ 05:40AM ]

    This comes from an automotive sales employee of a Mega-Group in New York:

    Thanks for embarrassing the profession and those who work hard with long hours to support
    their families and do some good to their communities. Great job guys, you are the worst of the worst
    and I hope, someday, when your talent brings you down to the level that you rely on the public for
    a tip, someone shoves it up your @@@@ too. Congrats for bringing this County's rep to a new level.
    My cousin in Naples Italy shared this video with all his friends on Facebook. You should be proud; you morons are international.

  2. 2. Trevor [ January 24, 2015 @ 09:43AM ]

    If you intend to pay only the exact amount owed for Pizza and can't correctly count the bills, I wouldn't be surprised if your accounting department makes mistakes that cost you more than $7. That being said whatever mistakes your incompetence causes down the line, nothing can hurt your reputation more than this already has. You are a disgrace to our beloved profession.

  3. 3. Dennis [ January 24, 2015 @ 09:59AM ]

    I love cars, the car business, people and pizza... but these pizza eating car guys are jerks. Bet it's a buy-here-pay-here lot and that's how they treat everybody. The driver shudda told em he had a $10.00 "Documentary Fee" to release the delivery.

  4. 4. Chris [ January 24, 2015 @ 10:54AM ]

    These guys are doubly stupid, not only do they tarnish the image of car dealers but they can erase Palace Pizza from their list of restaurants. When I was in High School I delivered pizzas, we had a secret asterisk code by the customers address. 5 asterisks meant good tipper, one meant bad. We would drive past a one asterisk house with a 20 minute old pie to get the 5 asterisk customer his 10 minute old pie. Who does not know that service workers rely on tips? What a group of D-bags, hey fellas you're not supposed to put metal in the microwave either.

  5. 5. Sheldon Wolff [ January 24, 2015 @ 01:51PM ]

    I doubt that this is the first time this dealership ordered from the Palace Pizza. The sales force involved are obviously nothing more than low class bullies. Everyone can make an honest mistake and the money was returned with out any discrepancies. This behavior was unwarranted and furthers the general poor reputation of the automobile business. I strongly recommend that Palace Pizza put this dealership on their "preferred customer list" they prefer they shop some place else!

  6. 6. adam curran [ January 24, 2015 @ 05:22PM ]

    This shows how "callow and shallow the people are in the car business." Extremely juvenile and the sales staff and manager need to be disciplined asap. Gives the dealership bad image. I worked for a dealership and sales man got patronized , sexually harassed and vigilante behavior was demonstrated. The sales man sued the dealership and worked away with a great pay day. Who got the last laugh. Better Business Bureau and chamber of commerce. I hope the dealership does get black balled for this. Nothing but I bunch of bottom feeders. The Palace Pizza will continue to be successful while the dealership will suffer. The Palace will bad mouth the dealership.

  7. 7. adam curran [ January 24, 2015 @ 05:23PM ]

    This shows how "callow and shallow the people are in the car business." Extremely juvenile and the sales staff and manager need to be disciplined asap. Gives the dealership bad image. I worked for a dealership and sales man got patronized , sexually harassed and vigilante behavior was demonstrated. The sales man sued the dealership and worked away with a great pay day. Who got the last laugh. Better Business Bureau and chamber of commerce. I hope the dealership does get black balled for this. Nothing but I bunch of bottom feeders. The Palace Pizza will continue to be successful while the dealership will suffer. The Palace will bad mouth the dealership.

  8. 8. Bubba B [ January 26, 2015 @ 08:35AM ]

    You'd think the manager on duty would have the common sense to tip generously so the pizza man would say good things about the dealership to his friends and family. On the rare occasion I'm able to eat on the company dime at local restaurants, I always tip at least 20% and make sure the waiter/waitress knows what dealer group we work for.

  9. 9. Jay S [ March 14, 2015 @ 08:27AM ]

    Thank Goodness this is not typical of the used car industry. There are more dealers that act with integrity and honor than there are that do not. The bad part is it speaks volumes to the general public, no wonder used car dealers receive such a bad reputation. The employees at F and R should try to deliver pizzas for a while to see what it is like on that side of the fence. You cannot lay all the blame at the people in the video, this behavior had to be part of the culture at that dealership, meaning that it either started or is tolerated by the owners.

 

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