Summary of eRumor:
A boycott of Dunkin Donuts
stores is advocated in an email that describes outrageous conduct at
some of them. According to the eRumor, the owner of a store
was seen burning a U.S. Flag, at another store, the U.S. flag was
found on the floor wit Arabic writing on it, and in yet another
store, the employees, who were of "Arabic background,"
were cheering the terrorist attacks.
No evidence has been found to support this eRumor. No first-hand
witnesses have been found.
A statement from the Dunkin Donuts company says it has
investigated the rumors including viewing security videotapes from
A real example of the story as it has
Attention all Americans: Boycott Dunkin Donuts!!
In Cedar Grove, NJ, a customer saw the owner of a Dunkin Donuts store
burn the U.S. flag.
In another Dunkin Donuts store in Little Falls, a customer saw a U.S.
flag on the floor with Arabic writing all over it.
In Wayne, NJ the employees of Arabic background were cheering behind the
counter when they heard about the attacks.
A customer threw his coffee at them and phoned the police.
We are starting a nationwide boycott of all Dunkin Donuts.
Please make sure this gets passed on to all fellow Americans during this
time of tragedy.
We Americans need to stick together and make these horrible people
understand what country they are living in and how good they used to
have it when we supported them.
Numerous fast-food companies are at Ground Zero, giving away free food