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A black teenager is shopping for justice — claiming snooty Barneys staffers and New York City ... Trayon Christian was detained and then arrested by undercover cops who the teen says told him the card had to be fraudulent because he couldn't have ...
New York Daily News · ByKerry Burke · 10/23/2013
has filed a lawsuit against the NYC Madison Avenue Barneys location and the NYPD for wrongfully accusing him of stealing a $320 Salvatore Ferragamo belt from the luxury department store in April. The teen saved up his money and wanted to buy the belt ...
Global Grind · 10/23/2013
An African-American teen has filed a lawsuit against the high-end clothing store Barneys and the NYPD after he says he was hand cuffed for purchasing a $350 designer belt from one of their New York City locations. According to the New York Post, a …
The Grio · 10/24/2013
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Barneys is being sued by an African American student from Queens who was detained following a large-item purchase – for no other reason than the color of his skin, he claims. In April, 19-year-old Trayton Christian was arrested after buying a $349 ...
Electronic Urban Report · 10/23/2013
Christian was arrested steps away from Barneys in April of 2013 after he properly purchased a $348 Ferragamo belt. Christian and his attorney, Michael Palillo, filed a federal lawsuit against Barneys and the NYPD as a result of the false arrest.
PIX11 · 7/8/2014
A teenager is suing Barneys and the NYPD after being accosted by undercover cops for buying a $350 belt. “It was a quick trip. I gave them my debit card, I signed my name. I showed my state ID," Christian said, and he left the store with his belt.
Gothamist · 10/26/2013
A college student was wrongly arrested for credit card fraud shortly after purchasing a $320 Ferragamo belt at Barneys on Madison Avenue because staffers of the luxury store, as well as police, didn't believe he could actually afford a designer belt so ...
Jezebel · 10/23/2013
A college student is suing a New York department store and the police department after he splurged on a $350 belt and was promptly arrested ... belt at Barneys department store "when a clerk had him cuffed, apparently thinking the black teen couldn ...
7 News Yahoo · 10/24/2013
A SHOP assistant had a black teen cuffed after he splurged $350 on a designer belt thinking he couldn t afford it, even though he had paid for it "His only crime was being a young black man," his attorney, Michael Palillo, told The New York Post.
News.com.au · 10/24/2013
Trayon Christian was hoping for a little retail therapy during a visit to the flagship Barneys New York store in New York City. But an enjoyable shopping trip turned into unpleasant headache when he says Barneys staff and NYPD detectives racially profiled ...
International Business Times · 10/23/2013