DETROIT — Starbucks Corp. is shooting down a rumour that its coffee shops will give discounted drinks and food to undocumented immigrants on Aug. 11.
Starbucks senior vice-president of global communications, John Kelly, tells The Associated Press in an email that the rumour is “completely false. One hundred per cent fake.”
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The company also took to Twitter to shoot down fake advertisements promoting the so-called “Dreamer Day.”
The bogus ads promise 40 per cent off any menu item for undocumented immigrants on Aug. 11.
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