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Cops: Long Beach Man Skipped Out on $90,000 Gas Bill

Mahmut Unver owned U.S. Petroleum and received deliveries from June to October in 2013, but he never paid the vendor, cops said.

The area where the incident occurred. Photo Credit: Google Maps.
The area where the incident occurred. Photo Credit: Google Maps.
A Long Beach man was arrested in Island Park Thursday after he was allegedly spotted trying to sell gas hoses and a sign from a gas station he no longer owned. 

According to police, at 2:40 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance at U.S. Petroleum on Long Beach Road. Police said Mahmut Unver, 41, was selling gas hoses and a sign from the station he no longer owned. He was arrested without incident.

After an investigation, cops said that in June of 2013, Unver used the alias Michael Berger to acquire a line of credit from a Tuxedo, NY-based oil company for gasoline deliveries. Deliveries were made from June to October of 2013, and Unver allegedly never paid more than $90,000 he owed for the deliveries.

Unver's charged with second- and third-degree grand larceny and will be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.
Jack January 12, 2014 at 09:55 AM
Sounds like an anti-semitic moslem hate crime!

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