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Three men accused of counterfeiting Super Bowl tickets

Posted: Mar. 6th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Super Bowl XLVII

$7,000 and 57 Super Bowl takes where seized just at the end of January. The money and tickets where not as ordinary as you think because they were both counterfeit. The items were on route to New Orleans from Atlanta where they were going to be sold and passed off as good. The two men are no w being charged with conspiracy to transport and sell counterfeit tickets.

 Federal authorities say three Atlanta men are accused of trafficking counterfeit Super Bowl XLVII tickets that were destined for New Orleans.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say 57 fake tickets and about $7,000 in counterfeit money were seized after a Jan. 31 traffic stop in Sumter, Ala., by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.

ICE says 53-year-old Dwight E. Wilcoxson; 47-year-old Anthony A. Hunter; and 45-year-old Darryl A. Wesby are charged with conspiring to transport and sell counterfeit tickets to the Feb. 3 Super Bowl.

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