Cop Impersonators Arrested

Three men who allegedly played out their video game fantasy by impersonating cops to get the latest Grand Theft Auto V were quickly busted by real cops for running red lights – true GTA style. Matthew Kirshen, 20, Frank Santanastoso, 19, and Kirolos Abdel Sayed, 19, used “an exact replica of an unmarked police vehicle and badges” to present themselves as patrolling officers on Tuesday, said New York Police Department Sgt. Lee Jones. Staten Island Mall security granted the trio access to the closed mall, and the defendants cut in front of approximately 500 people [continue reading here]

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