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If he just told them that you are fired that's not defamation, it's true it doesn't defame your character. Now if he made false statements that hold you in a bad light in addition to the statement that you're terminated, that would be actionable. The fact that he told clients before you, is not of any legal consequence; unfortunately.
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You appear to have requested a phone call, but the payment failed...you may want to contact customer service if you still want a call. Otherwise, yes you have a potential claim for defamation, slander or libel and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
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