15 LIRR workers accused of selling more than $250K in copper wire

Authorities say 17 men, including 15 LIRR employees,

Authorities say 17 men, including 15 LIRR employees, stole and sold copper wire for two years. (January 25, 2013 7:50 PM)

Officials say 17 men were arraigned today on a slew of charges in connection with an alleged Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) copper theft scandal.

Authorities say 17 men, including 15 LIRR employees, are accused of stealing copper wire and selling it for scrap over a two-year period. Prosecutors say they sold a majority of the wire at Two Brothers Scrap Metal in Farmingdale and cashed in on more...

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