FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A used car dealer in New Jersey has been sentenced to three years in prison for selling vehicles damaged in Superstorm Sandy to unsuspecting customers.

Jonathan Olin of Manalapan admitted orchestrating a scheme in which a Motor Vehicles Commission employee created clean titles for eight vehicles that sustained flood damage. Seven of them were sold.

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The 42-year-old former operator of D&D Auto Sales in Old Bridge also was ordered to pay full restitution to his victims.

The MVC technician was sentenced to probation and community service in October.

 

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