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NJ Man Accused Of Theft By Deception In Alleged Giants Ticket Scam

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FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a New Jersey man of selling the rights to more than two dozen season tickets for the football Giants and not delivering.

Prosecutors in Monmouth County have charged 47-year-old John Gorman of Matawan with theft by deception.

Investigators say Gorman stole more than $75,000 between November 2008 and July 2010 by fraudulently representing that he had personal seat licenses for sale. The one-time fee provides a license to individuals for the purchase of season tickets.

Prosecutors also say Gorman, who is a Giants season ticketholder, misrepresented himself as the ticketing manager for the football team.

Gorman would face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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