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Crackdown announced after Alec Baldwin falls for tour 'scam'

Oct. 8, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials vowed Tuesday to crack down on vendors selling boat rides around the Statue of Liberty after actor Alec Baldwin complained that he was among the many people scammed into thinking he was buying tickets to the statue itself. Baldwin posted on Instagram Sunday that he...

Alec Baldwin falls for Statue of Liberty tour 'scam'

Oct. 8, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin says he fell for a "scam" Statue of Liberty tour. The actor shared his experience on Instagram Sunday. He says he bought $40 tickets for a boat tour of the Statue of Liberty for his family. But they were instead escorted to a shuttle bus to New Jersey. The Daily News reports...