price scanners

SHOPPING? WATCH OUT FOR OVERCHARGES

 

By Miriam Raftery

November 29, 2014 (San Diego)--The holiday shopping is here, and the County wants to remind consumers to double-check receipts  and make sure you’re not getting overcharged by faulty cash register price scanners.


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CHECK YOUR RECEIPTS, COUNTY WARNS, AFTER INSPECTIONS FIND OVERCHARGES ARE COMMON

 

25% of businesses checked had pricing errors—and customers were over twice as likely to be over-charged than under-charged

 


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