PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say two Massachusetts men printed up bogus Stanley Cup Final tickets and tried to sell them outside the Penguins arena.
Police say Quincy resident John Green and Wareham resident Ronald Seeley were spotted Wednesday outside Consol Energy Center, where the Penguins were hosting the San Jose Sharks in the second game of the best-of-seven series.READ MORE: Firm Once Owned By 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli To Pay $40 Million To Settle Price Gouging Lawsuit
One witness told police the men offered to sell him six tickets for $200 each. Police say the face value of the tickets is at least $235 each.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes To Increase Police Staffing
Police say the men tried to drive away but were caught with nearly $1,400 in cash and 18 fake tickets. Police say the men were trying to rip some of the tickets up.
The men don’t have attorneys and remained jailed Friday.MORE NEWS: Bay Area Remembers 1941 Attack On Pearl Harbor That Changed America Forever
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