Bradenton men sought for selling fraudulent cruise packages

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Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 3:51 pm | Updated: 11:11 am, Tue Apr 2, 2013.

BRADENTON, Fla. - Police are investigating reports of two men selling fake cruise packages and keeping the money.

According to the Bradenton Police Department, victims say the two men claim to be representatives of a well known internet site and are authorized to sell cruise packages.  Victims say they were dressed in collard shirts and khaki pants and presented the packages on laminated marketing materials.  The men collected the money for the packages then fled the scene.

These transactions have taken place at locations along Manatee Avenue and Cortez Road West in Bradenton.

Police say 22-year-old Todd Kelley and 25-year-old Dale Lucas, both of Bradenton, are not representatives of any legitimate business.

If you come in contact with either of these suspects, or if you believe that you have been a victim, please contact Detective Troy Masterson at 941-932-9300 Ext. 373.

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