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Suit: Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

9 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

A homeless man who was wrongfully accused of trying to use counterfeit cash at Burger King and spent three months in jail is suing the fast food giant.
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Suit: Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

Suit: Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

9 monthes ago   |   By National Post

BOSTON - Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015. But instead of breakfast, Ellis got a ride to the police station and more than three months in jail after he was wrongfully accused of using counterfeit cash, he says.
Now Ellis is suing the fast food giant and franchisee for nearly $1 million, saying he was discriminated against because of his appearance. The lawsuit comes on the heels of recent cases of police being called on black people that have sparked uproar and claims of racial profiling.
Ellis' attorney said the cashier...
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