'He got as he deserved'
'just Love karma when she hits hard and accurately'
'So he can learn it - the thought just he could make the coin on people's health'
this was a small selection of the comments on Facebook, en Ekstra Bladet yesterday Sunday wrote about Matthew Colvin from Tennessee, who had, among other 17.700 bottles håndsprit, as he had no place to sell.
Community - 15. mar. 2020 - pm. 16:19 He has 17.700 bottles håndsprit and nowhere to sell them
After the New York Times brought its first article about him and his brother, who shortly after the UNITED states's first coronavirus-related deaths began to empty as many supermarket shelves for håndsprit, as charged in their SUV allowed, created the story also among the americans a lot of angry internet comments.
It writes the New York Times in a follow-up article.
Many also contacted Matt Colvin directly with death threats and hademails, and a man visited him in the home and knocked on his door Saturday evening.
After their first article was the media contacted by a public prosecutor, who indicated that they would now investigate the matter and ask Matt Colvin on the reflux to stop his enterprise.
Also turned Matt Colvin even back to the journalist and told that he now planned to donate the whole of his large stock of håndsprit, face masks and antibacterial wipes.
And as said so done. On Sunday morning local time he contacted again the New York Times and told that he had donated it all away at roughly the same time that the district attorney was beginning to look more closely at his case.
Two-thirds of the supplies he got together with several volunteers from a local church loaded into a car, so that the church can now donate goods to the needy people. Employees from the state attorney's office drove off with the last third and will now pass it on to the authorities in Kentucky, so they can freely distribute it.
In a new long interview with the media gave Matt Colvin expressed great remorse for his actions. He tells that he hadn't imagined how badly the outbreak of the coronavirus would be, as he and brother Noah Colvin decided to hoard the goods which shortly after would prove to be a great lack of.
- I have bought and sold things for ten years now. There has been one popular product after another. But it is such that there is always another one on the shelf. When we went out on this trip, I had no idea that the shops would not be able to get filled up again, says Matthew Colvin.
The fierce criticism, after his history came to light in the media, has been fierce for Matt Colvin and his family. He saw that the people chiming him down on the phone and began to order pizzas to his address. In an email, which he has shared with the journalist, it said: 'Your behavior leads enough that any strikes you and your wife and your children to death'.
- It was never my intention to keep the necessary medical equipment away from those who needed it. I'm not that person. And everything I've been told the last 48 hours is how much I am such as a person, he says.
Matt Colvin has, as a consequence of the products, he reached to put the for sale on Amazon, now been deleted, its sælgerprofil, where he has earned most of his income for years. He has also been kicked out of the place where he rented a storage room, and the attorney general is still investigating his case.