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Man sues Walmart for $100 million or “unlimited lifetime shopping”

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A man is suing Walmart, demanding $100 million in damages or "unlimited free lifetime shopping."

Roderick Jackson, of Waskom in Texas, has filed two handwritten complaints against the retail giant in the U.S District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.

Walmart is based in Bentonville, Arkansas.

However, the complaints do not go into detail about why Jackson is suing.

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The suits have been filed after an incident in March 2021 at a store in Omaha, Nebraska.

Jackson claims the incident involved “false pretense of shoplifting” and the violation of Jackson's civil rights "based on race/color."

He is also demanding Walmart pay all his court fees.

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Walmart will “not tolerate discrimination of any kind”

A spokesperson for Walmart said it does “not tolerate discrimination of any kind.”

They said: "Mr. Jackson’s allegations are almost identical to a lawsuit he filed against our company in 2021 that was dismissed.

"We intend to defend the company against the allegations once we have been properly served and will quickly ask the court to dismiss any claims that are without merit."

Previous lawsuit was dismissed

Jackson sued Walmart in 2021 over the same incident.

He claimed he was racially profiled and falsely accused of a crime, which led to him being arrested.

He initially asked for $100 million and a "huge credit for future shopping", but later changed the complaint, demanding $175 million in damages.

However, that case was dismissed because Jackson failed to properly serve Walmart, court documents confirmed.

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