One of These Lake Tahoe Ticket Thieves is Back in Custody After Violating Probation

Katy Shipley | | Industry NewsIndustry News
Ticket Thief
Probation didn’t last long for this winner, image: Tahoe Daily Tribune

After his conviction of embezzlement in July of 2016, Mark E. Graham, is back in custody after allegedly violating probation.  He lasted about 9 months before finding a reason to update his mug shot. He was originally convicted for selling fraudulent Heavenly lift vouchers in 2016.

Mug Shots
Arrested in July of 2016, one of these guys was bound to show up in the news again. image: Truckee Sun

Back in the 15-16 season, fraudulent passes started showing up at Kirkwood, Heavenly, and Northstar. According to the Tahoe Daily Tribune, they had stole around 1,000 vouchers valued at $120 apiece.  Although they had about $100,000 worth of tickets, they were selling them on Craigslist for $20-$40 each. You probably would’ve had better luck hustling in the parking lot, boys.

After a couple undercover deputies found the tickets online, they were caught red-handed. Graham is just one of the three men accused of embezzlement back in 2016.  One of these kids was bound to show up again. Lessons to be learned here — don’t steal from Vail and don’t sell stolen tickets on Craigslist.

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