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MBTA pass scam totaled $4 million

Posted on May 24, 2011

SALEM, Mass. — Two Massachussetts residents accused of printing upwards of 20,000 fraudulent Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) transit passes worth an estimated $4 million and selling them directly to MBTA passengers, and pocketing the proceeds, pleaded not guilty to larceny and conspiracy charges, reported the Gloucester Times. The fraud is believed to be the biggest fare-evasion scheme in the transit system's history. To read the full story, click here.

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