ONLY ON CVP: Port Authority police detectives based in Newark arrested a Manhattan man who they said swapped the VIN number and license plates from junked equipment onto a leased chassis before returning the older model to an Elizabeth truck company..
The chassis, which are used for shipping containers at the ports, are each worth about $10,000 new, authorities said.
“In some cases he slapped new numbers on top of the old ones,” a source told CLIFFVIEW PILOT . “He’d leave half the old one still on.”
He also spray-painted the old chassis — and posted a photo of it on Facebook, the source said.
Hua Fung Wu, 33, faces charges of theft and altering vehicle identification numbers.
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