Bookstore Owner Breaks Into Yelp Reviewer’s House After Negative Review

Posted Nov 5, 2009

A man complained left a negative review on Yelp about a bookstore. The bookstore owner tracked the guy down on Yelp and actually broke into the person’s house. The man whose house got broken into filed a complaint to the police and updated the Yelp review. The reviewer is known as Sean C and the bookstore owner is known as Diane G.

Sean C uploaded photos on Flickr that shows Diane G negatively responding to Sean C through Yelp messages. After the screenshots were produced, a Yelp administrator decided that he or she would lend Sean a helping hand. The bookstore owner was eventually arrested and was given a restraining order against Sean C.