NFL beer vendor arrested for charging $724 for two beers at Dolphins game

first_imgThe vendor was employed by Rocket Man, a Kentucky-based subcontractor that places vendors in stadiums. They are easily recognized by their lime green shirts. Rocket Man issued a statement regarding the incident:”As the chosen provider of walking vendors across dozens of stadiums, we take the matter of security extremely seriously, and train and monitor our vendors to safeguard our customers. Our onsite supervisor contacted the authorities immediately upon learning of the overcharge on what was Mr. Collier’s unauthorized personal device. The credit card company issued a full refund and the guest incurred no loss. The suspect’s employment has been terminated. As this is an open legal action, we cannot offer further comment.”To make matters worse, the Chargers beat the Dolphins 30-10 to bring Miami to 0-4 on the season. WEEK 5 PICKS: Straight up | Against the spreadMiami-Dade police said Collier used a Square card reader to scam the unsuspecting fan and faces charges of grand theft and using a skimming device. Luckily, the Dolphins fan received a notification from his bank, alerting him of the outrageous ;charge to his credit card, which included the vendor’s name. Attending NFL games can be expensive; from the tickets, food and drinks, fans should expect to drop a pretty penny to take in a game.But one vendor at Hard Rock Stadium for Sunday’s Chargers-Dolphins game took it to an extreme by charging a criminal amount for beer — literally. According to the Miami Herald, 33-year-old Nathaniel Collier was arrested for charging one fan $724 for two beers. While there isn’t a set beer price at the stadium, they typically range from $5-$15 at Dolphins home games.last_img

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