Amazon clearly learned nothing from the global humiliation of Bubba Wallace last year and is now offering a reward over ropes found in one of their warehouses that “could be interpreted as nooses.”
The company is causing a fuss over a few ropes that might be meant to be nooses, one that police deemed was “not a noose,” and one that does supposedly look like a noose at their warehouse in Windsor, Connecticut at the end of April.
Amazon is apparently so stunned by ropes being in a warehouse that local authorities are investigating. Additionally, the facility’s developer and the internet giant are each offering $25,000 for anyone with information about the mystery ropes — bringing the total to $50k.
“Amazon remains deeply disturbed by the incident that occurred in Windsor a couple of weeks ago,” Amazon spokesperson Kelly Nantel told the local NBC affiliate.
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