Venice Mayor Pledges Investigation After Reports of Ongoing Tourist Scam

Officials are taking action after a string of incidents where tourists in Italy were reportedly overcharged for food.

The following article, written by Catherine Edwards, appears on The Local.

Venice’s mayor and police chief have promised action after a group of four tourists said they were charged €1,100 ($1,350) for a meal of four steaks, grilled fish and water.

It’s the latest in a string of incidents of tourists in Italy being overcharged for food, and made headlines across the world after the residents’ organization Gruppo 25 Aprile shared the customers’ story.

Continue reading at The Local. 

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