27metrocard190If your plan for the seemingly inevitable MTA fare hikes involves the old bent MetroCard trick, you might think again. The fake fare scam, ruled forgery, could send you to prison. Besides that, skipping out on the fare doesn’t help the strapped for cash agency, not that it even put a ding in the 1.8 billion dollar budget gap, which could halt nighttime trains on top of already massive service cuts.