Can I get in trouble if I still use my employee discount after I’ve left my employer?

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Can I get in trouble if I still use my employee discount after I’ve left my employer?

I worked for a retailer about 3years ago. As an employee, you are allowed to shop online at a discounted rate. When you leave the company, they are supposed to automatically remove or “decode” you from the system so that you do not receive the employee discount. However, my online account is still coded as an employee. It is HR’s responsibility to remove me their system. They decoded my account from their sister store, but clearly missed this one. I still receive the 50% off. Can this cause any legal issues, even though I’m still paying for it but just at a discounted rate?

Asked on March 5, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania

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