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I-Team: Woman Alleges Boss Urinated in Her Drinks

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LAS VEGAS -- This story is one of those that is too disgusting to believe. And if Amber Estrada didn't have evidence to back it up, it wouldn't be told.

According to police reports, her former boss on multiple occasions snuck into her office, opened her refrigerator and urinated into her beverages. And if that wasn't enough, after three years it appears that both he and the company they worked for may not be held accountable.

In 2008, Estrada worked as a sales representative for Jackpot Sanitation and Mr. Dirt of Nevada. Under supervisor Herman Lolong, Estrada claims she endured a hostile work environment with Lolong as her chief harasser.

Yet instead of relief, according to court records, Estrada's complaints to upper management prompted her reassignment to an isolated office alone with Lolong and one other employee.

"I go, 'I don't understand why I have to be over there. I'm uncomfortable. You guys know how I feel about him.' And they go, 'Oh, just make the best of it,'" she said.

Read the police report against Herman Lolong

The best of it never materialized and soon she suspected she smelled the tension in the small office. Drinks she kept in her personal refrigerator developed a peculiar odor, she says, and a funny taste.

"It happened so many times that when it happened to my water, it was undeniable because water has no taste. That day that I took that big swig it all hit me, this is urine and I'm pretty sure it was him," she said.

Her co-worker, Estrada says, shared her suspicion that Lolong was urinating in their drinks. At management's direction the two filed a police report, while at the same time the company engaged Veritas Labs to test a sample from Estrada's fridge. The test came back positive for E. coli consistent with fecal matter.

"I try not to think about it. I felt very violated from this whole thing, and not just violated, but it's disgusting. And there are so many things I could say, but violated is probably the best way to describe it," said Estrada.

According to police, subsequent DNA tests confirm her supervisor, Herman Lolong, as the source of the contamination. But Estrada blames her former employer for the incidents she says left lasting emotional damage.

"Herman's a slime bucket. We know that. But the question is what about Jackpot?" said Estrada's attorney Travis Barrick.

Barrick filed a lawsuit last year against Jackpot Sanitation. Among the allegations: the company failed to maintain a safe workplace by knowingly placing Estrada in a dangerous environment with Lolong.

"Amber had complained in writing. We have the emails. They may not have known that he was going to pee in her Gatorade, but they knew he was doing stuff," said Barrick.

The Nevada Supreme Court, however, dismissed the case. It found Lolong's outrageous behavior toward Estrada was "an accident" covered by worker's compensation.

"It's humiliating and it's not fair. What happened was just not fair," said Estrada.

Estrada's last hope for justice rests with a felony warrant for Lolong, but police say Lolong is long gone. There is an active warrant for Lolong's arrest for willfully poisoning food or water. If you have information about his whereabouts, you may be eligible for a reward.

Contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Jackpot Sanitation declined to discuss the case, referring 8 News NOW to their attorney. She did not respond to our questions.

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