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Fort Lee Couple Sues Dunkin' Donuts For Overcharging Customers

A Fort Lee couple is suing Dunkin' Donuts for overcharging customers in New York and New Jersey.
A Fort Lee couple is suing Dunkin' Donuts for overcharging customers in New York and New Jersey. Photo Credit: File

FORT LEE, N.J. -- A Fort Lee Couple is suing Dunkin' Donuts for allegedly charging sales tax on non-taxable items and making an extra $4 million in the process, according to NJ.com.

Ron and Carol Frate state the coffee and donut chain charged customers in New Jersey and New York sales tax on bottled water and pre-packaged coffee. The suit states the company made $10 million in false charges from the New York locations, NJ.com reported.

A Dunkin' Donuts spokesperson said the company is looking into the allegations and will make sure franchise owners are aware of what products can and cannot be taxed, NJ.com said.

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