Michael Wright, of Rockville Centre, accused of selling counterfeit Long Island Rail Road tickets

A Rockville Centre man is facing up to seven years in prison for allegedly counterfeiting Long Island Rail Road tickets. The Queens district attorney says

Police allegedly found equipment and materials used to

Police allegedly found equipment and materials used to make the tickets during a search of Wright's home.

WOODBURY - A Rockville Centre man is facing up to seven years in prison for allegedly counterfeiting Long Island Rail Road tickets.

The Queens district attorney says Michael Wright created, printed and sold thousands of dollars in fake tickets to LIRR riders.

He says MTA police confiscated 29 monthly and four weekly tickets from passengers, worth over $3,000.

Police allegedly found equipment and materials used to make the tickets during a search of Wright's home.

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