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3 LI men charged in car rental scheme

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) - Three Long Island men have been charged in connection with a scheme that used fake driver's licenses and credit cards to steal cars from Avis, Hertz and other car rental companies.

Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota says two of the suspects used the counterfeit credentials to rent luxury vehicles. He says the third defendant created the fake IDs in the bedroom of his parents' house using equipment he purchased on e-Bay.

The vehicles were rented from car rental companies at LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark International airports. Spota says the cars were then sold for cash.

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