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Is Disney Line Scam Limited to the Wealthy?

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Wealthy Manhattan moms have reportedly been paying high prices to hire handicapped “tour guides” to skip the long lines at Disney World, the New York Post reports. But as a reporter with the Miami New Times knows, it can be really easy to scam the system -- even without the cash. Ciara LaVelle writes that when she was a child, her parents requested a wheelchair for her because of a minor toe injury. The theme park let them get one without any proof that she was actually hurt. 

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