Jonathan is letting anyone who wants to use his Starbucks card. He’s posted a scanned copy of the mobile-app code on his Starbucks card and invited anyone who wants to to have a cup on him. The crazy thing is that it’s working like “leave a penny, take a penny,” with some people adding onto the card’s balance after they grab a brew.
Two weeks ago a homeless person made headlines after a high-powered ad executive lent him her American Express Platinum Card to buy some food and actually got it back from him as promised. But is this behavior really so out of the ordinary? A reporter gave five homeless people pre-paid credit cards to find out.