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Smith's grocery has offers available only to people able to load digital coupons. Being poor, like many others, only have a flip phone and no way to put an ap on my phone, thus, unable to take advantage of the discount. I called the store and the man I spoke to was not helpful! In fact, I felt degraded.

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I just emailed the local store here in Mesquite

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My income is $1,123 a month and I get $16 in food stamps. I'm 69, retired and handicapped. I worked years with Special Ed kids then got my second degree as an RN.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago

I am sorry to read about your difficulties.

I have carefully reviewed your post. However, I did not see a specific question. What is your specific question?

Thank you for your cooperation,

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Is this discrimination?
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago

Thank you for the information.

I am sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I was offline when your response came in.

Kindly give me a few minutes to review the information that you have provided and prepare my response.

Thank you for your patience.

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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 6 months ago

Yes, it is indeed discrimination. This would be considered an unfair practice in violation of your State's consumer protection Statutes. You need to file complaint with your Attorney General'a Office, and also with the Federal Trade Commission

Goodluck with your case,

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