Woman arrested for allegedly selling fake Disneyland passes

Walnut Creek police arrested a Pleasant Hill woman today on suspicion of fraudulently selling Disneyland passes on Craigslist.

Lisa Marie Cassinelli, 51, allegedly arranged to meet victims in person and sell them the passes at a discounted rate. She always was accompanied by a girl she said was her daughter, according to police.

The Walnut Creek Police Department has three confirmed cases involving Cassinelli. The investigation uncovered two more victims in San

Ramon and an additional two victims in Pleasanton.

Officers served an arrest and search warrant today at her home, where they allegedly recovered additional Disneyland passes and information

indicating there may be other unidentified victims of this scam.

Most evidence indicates the victims are from Contra Costa County and the greater Sacramento area.

She was in the Martinez County jail on Saturday. Her bail was set at $60,000.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Walnut Creek police Officer Gabe Mauro at 943-5844.


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Posted by Pedal Power
a resident of Danville
on Jun 13, 2011 at 10:58 pm

Tickets are one of the easier things to counterfeit and any scam perpetrators are likely to be long gone by the time you get to your seat, (regardless whether this is 10 minutes or 10 weeks after you hand over the money).

Caveat emptor,indeed!
(buyer beware)

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