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Walmart 'Spy' Fired For Posing As Reporter

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - An employee of Walmart's Los Angeles public relations firm was fired Thursday for pretending to be a news reporter at an event staged by a labor union trying to organize the retail giant's warehouse workers.

Stephanie Harnett, 26, showed up at a June 6 Warehouse Workers United press conference claiming to be a journalism student at University of Southern California. She signed in as "Zoe Mitchell," records show, and interviewed attendees about labor conditions at Walmart's warehouses.

At another press conference a week later, union members spotted Harnett again. This time, she introduced herself as a Mercury PR representative and offered reporters interviews with Walmart officials. When confronted, Harnett denied attending the union's press conference. click here to read more

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