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Man Accused of Using Fake Gift Certificates to Rip Off Schuylkill County Businesses

Both alleged thefts happened late last month.

A Luzerne County man is accused of ripping off a pair of Schuylkill County businesses recently by the use of fake gift certificates.

According to State Police in Frackville, the alleged thefts happened on the evening of Jan. 31.

Police believe Brian Sullin, 39, of Hazle Twp., used a phony hotel voucher to get a room at the Country Inn & Suites at Keystone Blvd. in Cass Township.

They also believe Sullin used a fake gift certificate to get a food delivery from Ashland Pizza.

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The value of the room rental for one night at the hotel was $308, according to police information. And the bogus gift certificate was used to get $38 in food from the pizza business.

An investigation into this incident is ongoing and no charges have been filed against Sullin as of our publishing this report.

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