I was fired and deleted an account created with my Facebook password. I just received a cease and desist email from my previous employer. What legal claim if any do they have?

I was working for a company, they fired
me and I deleted the my personal account
there after since I no longer needed it.
I have received an email to cease and
desist. What legal claim if any do they
have and since it’s already been
deleted. What is the next step?

Asked on January 17, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

What are they asking you to cease and desist? Your question does not indicate. If they are asking you to cease and desist from posting on this acount and the account has been deleted so that you cannot post, they would seem to have no claim and you would respond that that account has been deleted (and with facts or details supporting this assertion). But if they asking you to cease and desist something else, you should re-post your question with the exact thing they are demanding.

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