Starbucks is shutting down rumors that it will offer discounted beverages and foods to undocumented immigrants this month.
The company is also going after fake Starbucks advertisements calling Aug. 11 “Dreamer Day.” The false ads, which spread across Twitter, said undocumented individuals will receive 40% off any menu item on Aug. 11.
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In an email to the Associated Press, Starbucks global communications vice president John Kelly said the rumor is “completely false. One hundred percent fake.” Starbucks’ company Twitter account is also responding to posts about the false advertisement, denying that it is sponsoring an event for immigrants.
“We’re sorry you’ve been misinformed,” Starbucks said in one tweet. “This is completely false. Starbucks is not sponsoring any such event.”
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