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Fourth Department – Grand Larceny: People v. Forbes-Haas

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Grand Larceny – Affirmative Defenses   People v. Forbes-Haas KA 12-00280 Appealed from Onondaga County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of grand larceny in the third degree. Under Penal Law §115.15, when a defendant ...

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Fake lawyer convicted of scamming immigrants

Michael Schorr, 72, a downstate man who conned judges and stole from unsuspecting clients by posing as a licensed attorney, has pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny in New York County Supreme Court. According to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, ...

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Fourth Department — Grand Larceny: People v. Pallagi

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Grand Larceny Sufficiency of Evidence People v. Pallagi KA 11-00745 Appealed from Ontario County Court Background: The defendant was convicted upon a jury trial of fourth-degree grand larceny. On appeal, she contended the trial judge erred ...

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Man pleads guilty to stealing from fire dept.

BUFFALO (AP) — The former treasurer of a West Seneca fire department has admitted stealing $138,000 from the department over eight years. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita says 60-year-old Norman Baker pleaded guilty Thursday to grand larceny. Investigators say ...

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Attorney guilty in $300K adoption scheme

MINEOLA — A New York attorney who advertised himself as an adoption expert has been convicted of stealing more than $300,000 from prospective parents for babies that did not exist. Kevin Cohen was convicted Monday in Nassau County Court ...

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