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GROUPON sued over expiration dates
I agree - I think that if the coupon expires then you should at least get the value you paid. It should not be forfeited completely.
A potential class action lawsuit has been filed against Chicago-based daily coupon dealer Groupon.
The complaint, filed Tuesday in federal court in Chicago, challenges the legality of putting expiration dates on a Groupon deal. Groupon sends offers for daily deals at local restaurants or stores.
Clayton Halunen is an attorney who filed the lawsuit. He said Groupon portrays itself as a coupon, but, really, Halunen said it's a gift certificate, since consumers pay for the discount. And there are laws against having expiration dates on gift certificates.
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