Owner of boat dealership arrested at Atlantic City Boat Show for alleged …


Owner of boat dealership arrested at Atlantic City Boat Show for alleged fraudulent sales


Written by Staff Reports


Friday, February 07, 2014 09:28 am




Submitted/Tracy Blumenstein is charged with various fraud and theft offenses.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A local salesman was charged with fraudulent boat sales among other offenses and arrested at the Atlantic City Boat Show by Egg Harbor Township Police on Thursday, Feb. 6.

According to police, Tracy Blumenstein, owner of Professional Boat Sales located on the Margate Boulevard in Egg Harbor Township, was arrested as part on an ongoing investigation for fraudulent sales and deceptive practices.

In addition, Blumenstein, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was charged with issuing bad checks in the amount of $33,000 and with theft by deception. He owns another location in Marmora.

Similar complaints were signed against Blumenstein last month by a private citizen regarding the sale of his boat.

He was taken in to custody. Municipal Court Judge H. R. Switzer set bail at $25,000 full cash, and Blumenstein was lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

Other employees of Professional Boat Sales have been implicated in fraudulent activity involving the sales of other boats and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

Anyone with additional information regarding fraudulent or criminal activity involving Blumenstein or Professional Boat Sales is asked to contact Detective Ray Theriault of the Egg Harbor Township Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau at 609-926-4051.

They can also Contact Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at 652-1234, 1-800-658-8477(TIPS) or at www.crimestoppersatlantic.com. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to arrests and indictments in Atlantic County.



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