Regulations

Portland Kills Groupon Voucher Deal For Limo Operators

Posted on May 1, 2012

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A Groupon deal almost forced a couple of Portland, Ore., limousine companies to drive right out of business.

Officials of the Pacific Northwest city, which prides itself on being progressive, balked when the daily discounter hashed out a deal with Towncar.com and Fiesta Limousine to give customers a bargain ride to Portland International Airport.

The two companies had to give refunds to hundreds of customers, or face fines they say would have bankrupted them. Now they're fighting back in federal court.

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