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Couple pleads guilty in LIRR 'skimmer' scam


Oyster Bay Patch - (New York) A New York City couple pleaded guilty April 3 to placing skimming devices and hidden cameras on Long Island Rail Road ticket machines at the Sea Cliff station in order to obtain payment card information and manufacture fraudulent cards. Two others involved in the scheme previously pleaded guilty, and one man also charged in the scheme remains at large after fleeing to the U.K.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:19:45