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Getting charged more at the supermarket?

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Getting charged more at the supermarket?

Hi,

I have just arrived to Moscow and I went to buy some things from the local mini market, as the cashier scanned the products the total price came to 190 but then suddenly changed to 277, why is this?

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1. Re: Getting charged more at the supermarket?

Something unusual. Was the 190 price per weight (100 grams) and your slice was somewhat closer to 200 grams? What was the stuff?

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2. Re: Getting charged more at the supermarket?

Do you have the cash register receipt? What does it say exactly?

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3. Re: Getting charged more at the supermarket?

Without seeing your receipt I doubt anyone can give you an exact answer

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4. Re: Getting charged more at the supermarket?

Does the receipt say " Иностранная надбавка " ?

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5. Re: Getting charged more at the supermarket?

The receipts now have a barcode and are straightforwardly sent to the taxman... Cannot be the overcharge because of the foreingner, there is very little room for cheating at supermarket's cashier... A

Misunderstanding somewhere happened...

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6. Re: Getting charged more at the supermarket?

> there is very little room for cheating at supermarket's cashier...

There is always room for cheating: seeing a distracted customer who does not seem likely to check their receipt, the cashier can discretely ring up something she needs for herself. But again, this is not something that happens all the time, and not seeing the receipt no one can tell what exactly happened.

Edited: 12:29 am, July 19, 2018
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