Contact Us
Make My Homepage

NJ Man to Stop Selling NYC Master Keys

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a retired New Jersey locksmith has agreed to stop selling New York City master keys online.

Yamada Taro, Getty Images

Bloomberg said Monday city officials spoke to Daniel Ferraris. He’s agreed to stop selling the keys on eBay.

An undercover New York Post reporter bought a five-key ring last week. Ferraris told the newspaper he’d bought the keys from collectors.

One key opened phased-out fire alarm boxes. One may be a key that firefighters use for elevators. The other keys may belong to electricians, or other construction workers who have access to city sites.

He didn’t return several calls seeking comment Monday.

Bloomberg says there’s no way to totally prevent the keys from changing hands — but they’ll try.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Best of the Web


Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!