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Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota displays a device used to steal credit card information as he announces the arrests of three men in a rental car scam. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Rent-to-sell car scam

Hundreds of Long Islanders were victims of a scam in which a trio of Suffolk County men rented cars from airport vendors and then sold them, authorities said.

Jose A. Lopez, 29, of Bay Shore, was
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Jose A. Lopez, 29, of Bay Shore, was among those indicted in a plot that rented and then sold vehicles, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Wednesday. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Felix M. Sanchez, 29, of Brentwood is among
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Felix M. Sanchez, 29, of Brentwood is among three men indicted in a rental car scam that stole and sold rental cars, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Jason Gonzalez, 23, of Lindenhurst, was indicted in
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Jason Gonzalez, 23, of Lindenhurst, was indicted in a rental-car scam, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said. (Oct. 16, 2013)

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Kenneth G. Godfrey, 47, of Holbrook, was arrested
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Kenneth G. Godfrey, 47, of Holbrook, was arrested during an investigation into a rental car scam that involved three others. He is charged with selling marijuana, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said. (Oct. 16, 2013)

An embossing machine, left, and a tipper machine
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An embossing machine, left, and a tipper machine are among the items displayed at a news conference at the Suffolk County district attorney's office in Hauppauge where Thomas Spota announced arrests in a rental car scam. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota displays a
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Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota displays a device used to steal credit card information as he announces the arrests of three men in a rental car scam. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announces the
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Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announces the bust of a rental car scam during a news conference at his office in Hauppauge on Wednesday. (Oct. 16, 2013)

Fake driver's licenses were among the items displayed
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Fake driver's licenses were among the items displayed at a news conference at the Suffolk County district attorney's office in Hauppauge on Wednesday. (Oct. 16, 2013)

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