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Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

Original post made on Aug 21, 2009

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks failed to redeem gift cards worth less than $10 for cash.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 21, 2009, 7:53 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Cathy, a resident of Ruby Hill
on Aug 21, 2009 at 8:16 am

I LOVE STARBUCKS! They are the best. :-) Gotta go get my mocha now.


Posted by gee, a resident of Del Prado
on Aug 21, 2009 at 1:33 pm

Peets all the way !!


Posted by Mike, a resident of Highland Oaks
on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm

While I prefer the coffee I make at home, I do very much like Starbucks, Peets, Tully's and the rest.

This story, though, points out that there are some obstacles on the road to achieving corporate greatness.


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