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Old November 21st, 2003, 11:55 AM
fishman
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http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald...te/7313994.htm

A Key West T-shirt shop clerk has been arrested on grand theft charges after
charging a Japanese couple nearly $800 for six T-shirts.

David Rothschild, 23, a clerk at Bikini Village on Duval St., gave the
couple a written estimate of $198.89 for the six shirts, but when they got
to their hotel the pair realized their credit card had been charged $798.89.

When they returned to the shop, they said Rothschild was belligerent and
refused to refund the money.

The city has struggled for years to tamp down T-shirt fraud and on Tuesday
stiffened ordinances and increased fines.



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Old November 21st, 2003, 01:22 PM
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NEver knew there was TEE SHIRT FRAUD
But you mean you do not see this on your credit card? When you sign it?
and 6 tee shirts for $198? this sound so odd...

Susette
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Old November 21st, 2003, 01:39 PM
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"Susette405" wrote in message
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NEver knew there was TEE SHIRT FRAUD
But you mean you do not see this on your credit card? When you sign it?
and 6 tee shirts for $198? this sound so odd...

Susette
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In defenseof the couple allegedly overcharges I quite often sign my credit
card receipt without verifying th echarge. I realise that this is less that
wise but my nature being what it is I often forget tocheck. Luckily to date
I have not been burned. When travelling however I do tend to be more
careful.

Paul

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Old November 21st, 2003, 01:56 PM
Rich Cacace
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Default Key West T-shirt seller accused of overcharging couple

I'll bet some could slip one over on you in Japan next week & it might even
take you longer to figure it out.

"Susette405" wrote in message
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NEver knew there was TEE SHIRT FRAUD
But you mean you do not see this on your credit card? When you sign it?
and 6 tee shirts for $198? this sound so odd...

Susette
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Check out our new website: www.cruiseoutlets.com



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Old November 21st, 2003, 04:27 PM
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On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 05:55:30 -0500, "fishman"
wrote:

A Key West T-shirt shop clerk has been arrested on grand theft charges after
charging a Japanese couple nearly $800 for six T-shirts.


Who's prosecuting the Japs for selling us $.01 trinkets for $10 for
decades?
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Old November 21st, 2003, 04:28 PM
Queen of Cruising
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On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 13:37:06 GMT, (CupCaked)
wrote:

I didn't know Susette was going to Japan next week.


We can only hope.
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Old November 21st, 2003, 06:13 PM
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On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 05:55:30 -0500, "fishman"
wrote:

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald...te/7313994.htm

A Key West T-shirt shop clerk has been arrested on grand theft charges after
charging a Japanese couple nearly $800 for six T-shirts.

David Rothschild, 23, a clerk at Bikini Village on Duval St., gave the
couple a written estimate of $198.89 for the six shirts, but when they got
to their hotel the pair realized their credit card had been charged $798.89.

When they returned to the shop, they said Rothschild was belligerent and
refused to refund the money.

The city has struggled for years to tamp down T-shirt fraud and on Tuesday
stiffened ordinances and increased fines.


Chit they were takin for paying $198 for 6 T-SHIRTS.
Must had gold inlay
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Old November 21st, 2003, 11:25 PM
Eileen Garland
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Default Key West T-shirt seller accused of overcharging couple

Right. I always had a great time trying to figure out how to translate
something like 17,000 liras (or maybe it was pesos) to the dollar.

Eileen

Rich Cacace wrote:
I'll bet some could slip one over on you in Japan next week & it might even
take you longer to figure it out.


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Old November 22nd, 2003, 12:15 AM
Murray Lundberg
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Queen of Cruising wrote in message . ..
Who's prosecuting the Japs for selling us $.01 trinkets for $10 for
decades?


Who's locking up Yanks for being stupid enough to pay $10 for $.01 trinkets????
 




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