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Man Who Sold $400 FREE Staten Island Ferry Tix Suing NYC

Staten Island Ferry
image: nyc.gov

I recently wrote about one of the crazier tourism scams in New York City that I’ve ever come across.

A couple of tourists paid $400 for a ride on the FREE Staten Island Ferry. The con man was arrested for the crime soon after it took place but now he’s decided to sue the city!

Imagine, you con tourists and have the nerve to sue for being caught ripping people off… Continue reading Man Who Sold $400 FREE Staten Island Ferry Tix Suing NYC

Tourists Pay $400 For FREE Staten Island Ferry Ride

image: nyc.gov

I recently read about a tourist scam in New York City where one shady hot dog vendor was  charging tourists up to $30 for a hot dog!

When I read that story I couldn’t believe that anyone would fall for that outrageous pricing… Could tourist scams get much worse? They sure can….

The Staten Island Ferry is used by locals and tourists¬†for different reasons. Those living on SI take the ferry as a way to get to NYC for work and play while tourists take the ferry for the great views (and most likely not to visit the borough itself)…

Everyone pays a bargain basement price to ride the ferry- it’s free unless you just don’t know better… Continue reading Tourists Pay $400 For FREE Staten Island Ferry Ride