NYPD Catches Up To Hot Dog Vendor Accused Of Ripping Off Tourists

Hey! If you pay $30 for a hot dog then you are the problem!

Consumerist

Not the vendors in question. Just wieners. (hesweptlime) Not the vendors in question. Just wieners. (hesweptlime) It seems the news travels fast, and in New York, the police are definitely paying attention: After a report that a hot dog vendor near Ground Zero had been caught charging customers $30 for a hot dog and overcharging on other items like pretzels, water and soda, the NYPD announced they’ve served the wiener peddler with three fines for not posting prices on his cart.

The Twitter account for NYPD’s 1st Precinct posted a photo of officers visit the vendor yesterday, Tweeting at Jessica Lappin of the Downtown Alliance to share the news of his Environmental Control Board summonses:

Lappin said the organization first started receiving complaints about the overpriced franks last week, with…

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