Boston, MA Open 3 months

Scanning Overcharge

Name/address of the store: Quick Pit Stop Market and Deli | Item description: bag of 2 Biscuits | Price offered: 1.38 | Price charged: 2.70 | Details: Constituent states he went to checkout to buy the biscuits that were advertised as $1.38 and the clerk charged him $2.70. When the constituent asked why it was so much the clerk stated it was the tax. The constituent tried to explain it was illegal to charged that much in tax the clerk stated it was not illegal. The constituent stated he had to buy the biscuits to eat but would like the establishment to be investigated for price gouging.