Wedding Venue Woes

by | Apr 30, 2021

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Wedding venues can be expensive, so one Florida couple tried to cut a few corners. I’m Brian Banmiller on Business.

When Courtney Wilson and his fiancee sent out their wedding invitations they detailed a weekend celebration with the ceremony on a Saturday and an elaborate brunch the next morning. It was all to be held at their dream home and estate that came with everything you could want at a wedding venue. That includes a bowling alley, swimming pool with waterfall, and an eight hundred foot bar. But here’s the problem, they didn’t live there. In fact, someone not even involved with the wedding lived there. The actual owner, Nathan Finkel says he was shocked when the groom showed up to begin setting up for the event. He called police to report people trespassing. The police showed up and told the groom he would have to leave. He did and no charges were filed. Turns out the owner of the house had been looking to sell. The groom had posed as a buyer to check things out. Sounds like they weren’t expecting the owner to be home. Brian Banmiller, CBS News.

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CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.

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