Toll collector sentenced to jail for ticket scheme

    A third New Jersey Turnpike toll collector has been sentenced to jail for his part in a ticketing scheme.

    John Filippine is to spend 364 days in jail after pleading guilty in August to obtaining tickets from interchanges and swapping them for tickets from drivers who paid higher tolls, pocketing the difference. The Associated Press reports Filippine has also been ordered to pay more than $2,200 in restitution.

    Glenn W. Huryan and William L. Fagan III pleaded guilty for the same scam in July. They’ll also pay restitution and spend time in jail, and have been barred from public employment in the state.

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