“Meeting of the Mines” Minecraft convention accused of scamming attendees

Some game lovers spent $200 on tickets to

Some game lovers spent $200 on tickets to the Meeting of the Mines Convention. (March 26, 2014 6:20 PM)

Many Long Island gamers who had been looking forward to a MineCraft convention in Nassau County this weekend say they were victims of a scam.

Lovers of the popular game spent $200 on tickets to the “Meeting of the Mines” convention at the Marriot in Uniondale. Management at the Marriott says it was never booked for the convention.

Matthew Berner, 10, and his father Alan, of Wantagh,...

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