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4 NJ Men Accused Of Selling Fake Ferry Tickets

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The SeaStreak ferry "Wall Street" - File / Photo: SeaStreak, LLC

The SeaStreak ferry “Wall Street” – File / Photo: SeaStreak, LLC

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FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) – Four men are accused of selling bogus tickets for ferries that shuttle passengers to and from New York City.

SeaStreak alerted the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office after it noticed ticket numbers were out of sequence.

Prosecutor Luis Valentin says Charles Frobosilo’s business in New Brunswick was used to stamp numbers on boarding tickets. Frobosilo is accused of stamping additional tickets and selling them to the three other suspects.

The prosecutor says the suspects sold the monthly books of the bogus tickets for $125 less than the regular SeaStreak price of $625.

SeaStreak estimates the fraud cost the company more than $600,000.

All four men are each charged with theft by deception, conspiracy and forgery.

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