Arrested at a business? Here’s what to do

The shocking arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week is raising all kinds of questions, not the least of which is this one: What should you do if you’re arrested at a business?
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When companies serve their customers too well, nobody wins. But you can.

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“I feel like Starbucks is stealing money from me”

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Question: I need your help with a problem I’m having with Starbucks. Over the years, I have regularly purchased Starbucks gift cards on eBay at a discount and simply transferred the balance to my loyalty card registered to my Starbucks account.

I recently discovered a website called Raise.com that was selling Starbucks gift cards at a 20 percent discount, so I purchased about $1,600 worth of cards from the company. I thought these could not only be used by my family and me, but would be great gifts for coworkers.

Realizing that I bought these from a third party, I tried to protected myself by transferring the balances to cards registered to my Starbucks account.
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Who’s afraid of a bomb-making barista?

Timing was never the TSA’s thing.
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