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9th October, 2018

Six tourists overcharged at nightclub

Six tourists were overcharged by Ft 500,000 at a downtown nightclub in the past two weeks, police announced on Monday.

Police raided the Dolce Vita Bár on Oktober 6. utca on Sunday night on suspicion that staff had lured to the club and then overcharged three Indian citizens, two Swiss-Afghan men and one Japanese citizen between September 21 and October 5.

When the guests wanted to leave, they had to pay much more than they had expected. If they did not have enough cash on them, the attendants accompanied them to the nearest ATM or even their hotel room to get the money.

Police detained 12 women and four men. Three senior officials and two employees were questioned as suspects.

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