"Dude, do you think they'll really check?"
Sometimes it’s better to just buy the lift ticket.
Four South Dakota college students learned the hard way when they were recently jailed for using forged lift passes for the local ski hill.
The four are all aged 21 or 22 and are studying engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. It’s unclear whether they purchased their forged pass from an unknown source or made them themselves.
Each student was ordered to pay $580 in restitution, which is the cost of a season pass at Terry Peak ski area where they used the forged passes, as well as $200 in fines and costs. They are due to begin their jail sentences on or before May 14th, and are being granted a delay in order to complete end-of-year exams.
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