It was only a few days ago that we reported Google would be selling the Pixel 2 at its pop-up shops in Los Angeles and New York. Although it didn't have the unlocked variant in stores, it still supplied the Verizon model of the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. Unfortunately, it looks like those that were there to purchase, got a little bit of a surprise when it came to the actual buying process, as there was a bit of an unexpected price bump compared to the manufacturers suggested retail price.
Apparently, the Verizon dealer, Victra, that was providing these handsets was found to have been charging folks $30 extra for the devices. This wasn't just tax or a carrier activation fee mind you. Luckily, the Google caught wind of this and has offered to reimburse those that paid extra at its shop. It stated that, "This was an error, which is now fixed. Sorry for any confusion. We'll be reaching out shortly to reimburse those impacted."
If you were shopping at either pop-up shop on October 19 and purchased a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, be sure to check your purchase receipt, you could be having a refund coming to you.
Source: The Verge