Capitalism is in full display in Brian Laundrie’s Florida neighborhood.
Some of the fugitive’s neighbors are making a quick buck from the sensational Gabby Petito case – by charging media outlets as much as $3,500 a week to camp out in their yards, according to TMZ.
More enterprising nabes also have been providing tents, internet service, chairs, water and even bathroom access to the throng of reporters gathered in North Port, the outlet reported.
CBS News, Fox News and ABC News are among the outlets that have rented out spots for the crews that have set up their cameras and other equipment to cover the competitive story that has gripped the nation, The Post has confirmed.
Demand for space on private property grew when police cracked down on the media circus by banning journalists from parking on the streets and disrupting traffic in the neighborhood.
Tempers recently boiled over when a neighbor was caught on video walking toward two protesters in the area and yelling at them after claiming they had trespassed on his property, according to Newsweek.
“You ain’t no f—- sleuth! You can sit here all you want with your megaphone. I don’t care, but you come on my property again, I’m going to f—- beat your a—-,” the neighbor can be heard saying in the clip posted on Twitter by Brian Entin of News Nation Now.
“You’re going to prison!” the protester shouts back at the neighbor, who was reportedly arrested later and charged with battery, according to Fox News.