Get $10 For Ratting On Your Denny's Server?

John writes:

Notice this remarkable “offer” at the bottom of the receipt from Denny’s Restaurant:

“If we forget to charge you for any item you received, we are sorry. Please notify the manager and that item will be free. Also, for your help, we will give you a $10.00 gift card to use on your next visit to Denny’s. Thank you.”

In other words, if some poor server forgot to list something you ate on your check, you can either let it go, or you can report the guilty party to management and still not have to pay for the food (and you get a ten-dollar reward for fingering the guilty party).

Is it just us or does this read like some kind of bounty? We’re not smart enough to know what the scam is, but heaven help the poor server who gets caught running it at that Denny’s.

Feel free to enlighten us in the comments.