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A local Muslim woman was denied entry into Advance America on Thursday, August 6, after refusing an employee's demand that she remove her hijab.

Westland resident Zeinab Zreik had intended to purchase a money order. Instead, she discovered that the payday lending company had long been implementing a discriminatory policy against Muslim women for "security purposes."

Zreik's incident marks the latest in a string of complaints by Muslim women launched against the South Carolina-based company.


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