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Cops nab 2 men selling bogus Stanley Cup tickets

The two men, both from Massachusetts, were caught with nearly $1,400 in cash on them.

The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Pittsburgh police officers arrested two men for selling fake Stanley Cup final tickets outside the Penguins arena last week, the Associated Press reported.

John Green, of Quincy, and Ronald Seeley, of Wareham, were spotted outside the Consol Energy Center, where the Penguins were hosting the San Jose Sharks in the second game of the NHL's best-of-seven series.

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Police said the men offered to sellone witness six tickets for $200 each. The face value of the tickets is at least $235 each.

The two men tried to drive away, but were caught with almost $1,400 in cash and 18 fake tickets, police said. They were found trying to destroy some of the tickets.

Police said the men remain in jail and do not have attorneys.

 

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