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15th May 2013 9:05am | By Editor
Rich parents have been using disabled people to pose at members of their family so they can skip the front of the queue at Florida’s Disney World, it has been revealed.
The black market guides have been allegedly offering their services for £680 a day, the New York Post reports.
At the Florida theme park, queues can take hours to negotiate – not great fun for kids who want on the rides – but those with a disability are allowed to go straight to the front of the queue and are permitted to take with them six family members.
So well off New York families have been using this rule to get themselves to the front of the queue, hiring disabled people as fake family members.
“My daughter waited one minute to get on It’s A Small World – the other kids had to wait two-and-a-half hours,” one mother claimed to the US newspaper.
The number of the woman offering her queue-jumping services has allegedly been passed around the mums of private Manhattan schools.
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