A South Florida Muslim woman has hired a lawyer after claiming she was refused service at a Boca Raton gas station because of her religion.

La Fleur Mohamed said she was humiliated in the incident at a Chevron gas station.

"Very painful, very painful -- (I) felt really embarrassed," she said.

Mohamed said the attendant refused to let her fill up because she wears niqab, or face veil, because of her religion. She claimed the attendant threw the money back at her and told her to leave.

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