US Fake coupons emerge after Starbucks incident in Philly

10:06  19 april  2018
10:06  19 april  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest

  Police chief: Officers did nothing wrong in Starbucks arrest Philadelphia's police commissioner is defending his officers' decision to arrest two black men at a Starbucks that prompted accusations of racism and an apology from the company. Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men Thursday. Commissioner Richard Ross says Starbucks employees called police to say the men were trespassing. He says they came in to use the restroom but were denied because they hadn't bought anything. Ross says police asked the men to leave three times.Videos posted online show officers handcuffing the men in the downtown establishment on Thursday. A white man in the video is heard saying he was meeting with the men and calls the arrest "ridiculous.

In the midst of public outrage over an incident in which two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia , fake coupons have appeared on social media promising 1 free beverage for "people of color" and "African American heritage."

1 day ago More protests expected in Philadelphia after Starbucks arrest incident PHILADELPHIA - More protests are Starbucks CEO issues apology after video of Philly arrests goes viral Protesters gathered outside the Center City Starbucks on Sunday in solidarity with the two men arrested.

a close up of a white wall: In the midst of public outrage over an incident in which two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, fake coupons have appeared on social media promising 1 free beverage for © Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. In the midst of public outrage over an incident in which two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, fake coupons have appeared on social media promising 1 free beverage for "people of color" and "African American heritage."

A series of fake coupons promising free beverages for “people of color” and “African American heritage,” are reportedly making the rounds on social media.

The faux vouchers appeared to have originated on a site known for promulgating far-right content and ideas, The New York Daily News reported.

The bogus coupons appeared after an incident in which two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks after an employee reportedly called police on the two men refused to leave.

Protests follow outrage after two black men arrested at Philly Starbucks

  Protests follow outrage after two black men arrested at Philly Starbucks "This is a Starbucks. Since when are people asked to leave a Starbucks who are just sitting there?"Protesters gathered at a Philadelphia Starbucks on Sunday and planned to regroup again on Monday morning after two black men were arrested there last week when they allegedly refused to leave.

As backlash mounted Saturday, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson issued a longer response, apologizing for the incident in a public letter, and promising a "thorough investigation of 1 day ago Protesters swarmed a Philly Starbucks Sunday after a video of two black men being arrested there sparked

18 hours ago Local leaders took to a podium outside, just hours after Starbucks CEO arrived at City Hall to discuss the incident were two black me were arrested for allegedly trespassing while reportedly waiting for a business meeting.

A video of the arrest went viral, prompting public outrage. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson called the incident “reprehensible” and said he had personally apologized to the two men. 

The international coffee chain announced it will close 8,000 locations for one day on May 29 to provide employees with “racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination at our stores.”

“We’re sorry,” reads one of the fake coupons. “We know we can do better. Starbucks values all people of color, and we are working on employee sensitivity training.”

The coupon is adorned with different flavors of Starbucks’ signature frappucino beverage next to the caption: “The best dialogue starts over a cup of coffee and we’d like to buy you one.”

Protesters pack into Philadelphia Starbucks after controversial arrest, chant store is 'anti-black'

  Protesters pack into Philadelphia Starbucks after controversial arrest, chant store is 'anti-black' Protesters on Monday packed a Philadelphia Starbucks – the site where two black men were arrested after store employees called police to say they were trespassing, sparking a days-long controversy. More than two dozen protesters crowded the store and chanted “Starbucks coffee is anti-black.”“This is what systemic white supremacy looks like," one protester said into a microphone.A Starbucks regional manager told FOX29 Philadelphia the protesters could remain in the store as long as the demonstrations remained peaceful. © FoxNews.

The rally started outside Starbucks ; protesters then went inside to confront the manager. Philly activist and journalist Flood the Drummer reported that a manager at the Starbucks told him after the incident that Center City Starbucks prohibit excessive loitering.

of the 1 day ago Starbucks apologized Saturday to two black men arrested at a Philadelphia store in an incident that has led to accusations of racial profiling Protesters gather outside of a Starbucks in Philadelphia , Sunday, April 15, 2018, where two black men were arrested Thursday after employees

In the left-hand corner is the Starbucks logo and a barcode with the text: “Limit 1 coupon per person … People of Color only.”

Starbucks has denied the coupons’ authenticity.

“This is completely false and in no way associated with Starbucks,” a representative for the company told Business Insider.

According to the Daily News, one of the coupons contains instructions for the barista to punch in the code, “1488,” a set of numbers associated with white supremacist groups. The coupon also includes a QR code that displays the “n-word” when scanned, the Daily News reported.  

Starbucks Customer Finds Hidden Camera in Bathroom .
Police say the camera had dozens of videos stored on it.The camera, which reportedly had dozens of videos on it, including some footage of people using the bathroom has since been confiscated, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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