Paris mayor vows action against Airbnb with 'record' fine
Private home rental service Airbnb could face a fine of up to 12.5 million euros (14 million dollars) for offering accommodation illegally in Paris, the city's mayor said on Sunday.
Anne Hidalgo wrote on Twitter: "Illegal tourist accommodation that raises rents and causes trouble for residents: Enough! I have decided to hold these websites accountable."
She added: "Airbnb risks a fine of up to 12.5 million euros."