Elmhurst residents Dorin Husa, Niculae Petre plead guilty in LIRR ticket machine scam

Dorin Hus and Niculae Petre admitted their involvement in the scam targeting railroad ticket machines.

Dorin Hus and Niculae Petre admitted their involvement in the scam targeting railroad ticket machines. (3/15/14)

WOODBURY - Two Elmhurst men have pleaded guilty to stealing from Long Island Rail Road riders.

Dorin Husa and Niculae Petre admitted their involvement in a scam that targeted railroad ticket machines.

Prosecutors say the duo, along with three others, used cameras and credit card skimmers at several LIRR and Metro-North stations.

The district attorney says the group stole more than $70,000 in total.

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