Fake Sports Reporter

As a representative of Westchester Cable Services, Mark Sabia has been allowed into press boxes at sports games for years. The one problem is that Westchester Cable Services doesn't exist. The teams finally figured out he didn't belong there (but it was a good scam while it lasted):

Sabia, who lives in Ossining, was arrested Monday when he showed up to cover Opening Day at Shea and was charged with scamming season passes for almost all of New York's professional teams, as well as for several World Series and League Championship Series dating to 1998. He was charged with five felony counts of falsifying business records and 16 misdemeanor counts ranging from petit larceny to criminal impersonation.

Journalism Sports

Posted on Sun Apr 17, 2005


Fake sports? like: Fauxball? Hoaxketball? Baselessball? Lieyaking? Liecycling? I'm confused
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Sun Apr 17, 2005  at  09:53 PM
petit larceny? whatever happened to petty?
Posted by surreal  in  chi-town  on  Sun Apr 17, 2005  at  11:21 PM
Hairy, I think they're referring to Professional Wrestling.... wink
Posted by Silentz  in  general  on  Mon Apr 18, 2005  at  03:04 PM
Now all they have to do is start throwing the hacks out of the pressbox who also are impersonating reporters but actually write for the fishwraps.......
Posted by booch  on  Mon Apr 18, 2005  at  03:28 PM
Posted by Rob Miller  in  Other  on  Mon Apr 26, 2010  at  09:55 PM
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