Jerry Cummings, aka Andrew
Cummings, operator of Hempstead,
N.Y.-based Sunshine Vacations and Celebrity Travel, was arrested for allegedly defrauding at least 40
clients of Magic Carpet Travel of Tecumseh, Ontario, according to
Diane Peress, bureau chief of economic crimes of the Nassau County,
N.Y., District Attorneys office.
Cummings was charged
with grand larceny and scheming to defraud, according to Peress. He
is currently out on bail and is scheduled to appear before the
court June 1.
previously was located in Westbury, N.Y., and recently relocated to
was arrested by the Nassau County Police Dept. in April 2005 on
charges that he defrauded American Express out of $182,000. The
charges were dismissed.
The Nassau County
District Attorneys office is asking anyone with information about
similar or related incidents with Jerry Cummings or Sunshine
Vacations/Celebrity Travel since June 2004 to contact Justin
Heiferman, assistant district attorney, by telephone at (516)
571-2149 or by e-mail at [email protected].
reporter David Cogswell, send e-mail to [email protected].