Former MBTA fare evader apologizes, pays up

BOSTON (WHDH) - A former MBTA fare evader has apologized and paid his debts.

On June 9, the MBTA received a letter from a person who identified themselves as Matthew Andrewes.

Andrewes said he has been riding the train for many years, and several years ago, “particularly when I was in my teens and early twenties,” he frequently avoided paying the fare to use the transit system.

“I am sorry,” he said in the letter.

Andrewes included $300 in cash with the letter.

“Please accept this money as compensation,” he said.

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