Hollywood actor falls for sheet scam

Alec Baldwin and his family have been left red-faced and a small angry after engagement what they suspicion was a legitimate sheet for a vessel tour around a Statue of Liberty while staying in New York.

However, a Hollywood actor and his mother Hilaria were instead scammed by scalpers, who assured them to buy tickets — that were for a train float to New Jersey rather than a cruise.

Alec Baldwin falls for traveller trap in New York.

Alec Baldwin falls for traveller trap in New York.Source:Instagram

Taking to Instagram, Baldwin suggested he and his family were destined by a scammers to an unapproved train stop on West Street only north of Battery Park and were told to get on a convey train to New Jersey instead.

“We paid, afterwards we review a tickets,” he wrote on a post.

“No one ever mentioned New F***ing Jersey!”

Baldwin, who paid $US40 ($A60) for any ticket, suggested his supporters to take a Staten Island Ferry instead of seeking out a sheet like he did.

His post perceived thousands of likes, with many doubt how “Two sharp, savvy NYers” fell plant to such a obvious scam.

“Gotta review a excellent print!,” one chairman wrote.

Baldwin was scammed by a New York sheet holder. Picture: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File

Baldwin was scammed by a New York sheet holder. Picture: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, FileSource:AP

“It reads autocracy park right on a ticket! Maybe not so savvy!”

Others sympathised with Baldwin and his family after descending for a same fraud previously.

“My family and we got scammed this summer by a sheet broker,” one chairman wrote.

“We had family here from Europe who were super vehement to knowledge New York and it was a nightmare. Feeling your pain.”

According to a New York Daily News, a sheet would have taken a Baldwin family on a outing by a Holland Tunnel and to Liberty State Park in Jersey City, where they would have had to wait for a vessel named Queen of Hearts.

The Baldwin family still done it to see a Statue of Liberty.

The Baldwin family still done it to see a Statue of Liberty.Source:Supplied

Scalpers aim tourists who are unknowingly of a plcae differences as they publicize a sheet as a one-hour tour, though riders typically finish adult spending during slightest 3 hours on a tour that doesn’t take them to a Statue of Liberty.

Hundreds of tourists are scammed into shopping identical tickets for gulf cruises around New York for between $35 to $40.

Despite signs indicating bootleg vendors are incompetent to sell tour tickets around Battery Park, many omit a warnings and continue to do so anyway.