Prosecutor’s office: NJ-based tour company stole $126,000 from group of 8 planning 2019 Masters trip

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has announced two men have been charged in connection to a contracted trip for eight people to attend the 2019 Masters Tournament that never materialized.

News 12 Staff

Oct 8, 2021, 11:39 AM

Updated 922 days ago

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The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has announced two men have been charged in connection to a contracted trip for eight people to attend the 2019 Masters Tournament that never materialized.
The eight people forked over $126,000 to a Belmar-based company called Eclipse Global Events and were then told their payment was late and there were no refunds. Instead of watching Tiger Woods win at Augusta, the victims went to police.
Prosecutors say John Donadio, 56, of Belmar, and another man, Michael Moyer, 56, of New Orleans, turned themselves in this week after a grand jury returned an indictment against them. Both are charged with second-degree theft.
Eclipse Global Events charged the eight victims more than $126,000 for the trip, but even though the trip was paid in full, police say Donadio told the group the payment was late. The charge included lodging, tickets, hospitality events, and local transportation for all eight travelers.
Anyone with additional information is being asked to contact Prosecutor’s Office Detective Michael Acquaviva at 1-800-533-7443.


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