Free Appetizers for Olive Garden Lovers


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Free appetizers can be had by all Olive Garden goers who visited one of its restaurants between Dec. 4, 2006 and Aug. 10, 2007 and paid with their credit or debit card thanks to a recent class-action lawsuit settlement.

Customers who filled out and mailed a voucher claim form by June 4 get $9 for the purchase of an appetizer at any Olive Garden restaurant in the United States.

The lawsuit, brought before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division charged Olive Garden, a chain owned by Darden Restaurants (Stock Quote: DRI), with displaying more than five digits of a credit card number on its receipts given at the point of sale.

Only one voucher may be claimed per household and it must be claimed by someone who’s 18 years of age or older. About 12,000 people are expected to receive the vouchers, according to WalletPop.

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