FRED MEYER LOSES APPEAL IN OREGON COURT

SALEM, Ore. (FNS) -- The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld an award of $450,000 in punitive and $25,000 in compensatory damages against Fred Meyer Stores for "egregious and reprehensible" conduct in randomly demanding that a customer produce a receipt.e said that she hadn't given the woman a receipt.The customer, Yolanda Blume, said in papers filed for the appeal that she was sure that "if I hadn't have

SALEM, Ore. (FNS) -- The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld an award of $450,000 in punitive and $25,000 in compensatory damages against Fred Meyer Stores for "egregious and reprehensible" conduct in randomly demanding that a customer produce a receipt.

e said that she hadn't given the woman a receipt.

The customer, Yolanda Blume, said in papers filed for the appeal that she was sure that "if I hadn't have been a black woman, I don't believe I would have been stopped."

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