Manhattan Toyota salesman rubbed up against woman, used her phone to make purchase


A Manhattan car salesman was charged with rubbing up against a woman at a Hells Kitchen dealership, then using her phone without her permission to buy a video on YouTube.

According to prosecutors, Franklin Beco, 50 — who appears in several internet ads as the face of Toyota of Manhattan — on Monday allegedly pressed his groin against a woman customer at the dealership’s office on Eleventh Ave. at W. 47th St.

He then told the woman, “I’m a great salesman. Give me your phone and I’ll show you,” according to a criminal complaint.

The woman handed over her phone, and Beco downloaded the...READ MORE HERE