Tracey Carver-Allbritton, the CoreLogic (CLGX) employee involved in the McKinney pool incident, is now “in hiding” in California because she received death threats after a video surfaced of her allegedly striking one of the party’s attendees during what appeared to be a fight.
In the aftermath of the video’s release, Carver-Allbritton was placed on administrative leave from her position at CoreLogic.
“CoreLogic does not condone violence, discrimination or harassment and takes conduct that is inconsistent with our values and expectations very seriously,” CoreLogic said in a statement to HousingWire. “As a result of these pending allegations, we have placed the employee in question on administrative leave while further investigations take place.”
According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, Carver-Allbritton said the reports of the nature of her involvement in the incident are untrue.
She said that she was actually trying to break up a fight between her friend and a young woman who’d pulled her friend’s hair.
Carver-Allbritton also said did not use any racial slurs.
In a statement to the Dallas Morning News, Carver-Allbritton said that she was leaving the pool area with her children, a grandchild and a friend after people started jumping the fence around the pool.
From the Dallas Morning News:
“It was nearly impossible to exit the gate because it was lined 3 rows deep with dozens of what appeared to be disrespectful, unruly and violent teens and young adults,” Carver said in the statement.
According to the McKinney woman, once she left the gate, a teen began screaming racist slurs at her friend and stated that the pool was public. The friend told the teen that it was not a public pool and that people pay dues to use it, Carver recalled.
Then a woman older than 18 charged at Carver’s friend, who made no motion toward the young woman, and grabbed her hair, according to Carver.
“My kids were screaming and traumatized,” Carver said. “I walked out to defuse the fight and did just that. I didn’t beat anyone nor use racial slurs of any kind.”
Carver-Allbritton spoke out about the incident at a press conference held Tuesday in Los Angeles, where she’s relocated because of threats she’s received in the aftermath of the now-infamous party in the Dallas suburb.
According to a series of tweets from Fox 4 Dallas’ Richard Ray, Carver-Allbritton said that she’s gone into hiding after receiving threats to “kill/rape her & children.”
Tracy Carver "in hiding" in CA after threats to kill/rape her & children. Denies using racial slurs at McKinney pool pic.twitter.com/k3ASIOib7q— Richard Ray (@RichardRayFox4) June 16, 2015
"I pray..people stop buying into horrific lies that spread via social media & are destroying lives by the moment" pic.twitter.com/ZemzKgYwzs— Richard Ray (@RichardRayFox4) June 16, 2015
According to both the Fox 4 report and the Dallas Morning News report, Carver-Allbritton hired Gloria Allred, the well-known attorney, to represent her.
Woman in fight before McKinney pool incident hires LA atty Gloria Allred to stop "lies & threats" http://t.co/CIAuc3Q69D— Richard Ray (@RichardRayFox4) June 16, 2015
In a statement to the Dallas Morning News, Allred said that series of events that led to Carver-Allbritton being forced into hiding are seriously concerning.
“I have agreed to support Tracey and her family, because I am very concerned that the movement for racial equality suffers a serious setback when innocent individuals are wrongly accused of making racist statements based on false rumors and find themselves and their children being threatened that they will be raped and murdered,” Allred said.