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Hudson Valley publisher accused of not paying $843,984 in taxes

“I don’t know anything about it,” William Grogg responded in a brief telephone interview. “I haven’t gotten a copy of it. I haven’t been notified. I haven’t heard from the IRS for years. … I assumed it had all been taken care of.”

UPDATE: Olivet University affiliate Dover Greens to pay $575,000 EPA asbestos...

Philip Bae, chief operating officer, pledged to the EPA that medical monitoring would be provided to people who may have been exposed to asbestos fibers because of the violations.

Lewisboro judge Marc Seedorf admits $160,000 tax evasion

Seedorf evaded paying taxes “largely by failing to file personal income tax returns, ignoring the IRS’ repeated requests for documents and records, and taking steps to conceal the existence of … assets.”

Harrison trash hauler Ralph Mancini pleads guilty to $800,000 billing scam

County Waste Services fabricated the tonnage of the collected waste and thereby charged customers for collection and dumping services that had not been performed.

SEC and prosecutor say Haitian investment scheme was $2M fraud

“Pierre fraudulently obtained millions of dollars from investors (by) promising impossibly high returns from securities trading,” the SEC complaint states.

Feds demand Hudson Valley bakery records for IRS investigation

“The testimony and documents sought by the summons may be relevant to, and can reasonably be expected to cast light upon, the subject of the IRS’s investigation,” the petition states.

Feds sue apartment developer Peter Fine for handicap violations

Fine and his Atlantic Development Group engaged in a pattern or practice of violating handicap access regulations, the complaint states, using six different architects to design the buildings, which include one each in Ossining and in Mount Vernon.

AMA Labs owner, Gabriel Letizia, accused of rigging sunscreen tests

The alleged scheme cost AMA Laboratories' customers millions of dollars and endangered consumers, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said.

Feds charge Exclusive Motor Sports owners with concealing millions of dollars

Saaed and Mehdi Moslem allegedly created fraudulent financial figures for Exclusive Motor Sports and then passed the numbers through to their tax returns, reducing their personal taxes.

UPDATE: Ex-employees of AMA Labs in Rockland County plead guilty to...

They allegedly ran human clinical trials with fewer panelists than specified by the lab’s clients, and then made false and misleading statements about test results.

La Crémaillère owner, on verge of selling famed French restaurant, arrested

Barbara Meyzen has been implicated in “rampant financial fraud,” according to a statement issued by U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman.

Hopewell Precision and former owner agree to $1.2M Superfund payments

Budd and Hopewell Precision admitted responsibility for dumping toxic chemicals into the soil, from 1976 to 1980, that contaminated the ground water and polluted private wells used by 66 homes.

Feds file to stop imprisoned White Plains CPA from filing tax...

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman sued Joseph Cervone and Peopleworks Inc. on June 10 in federal court to permanently ban them from the tax-return preparation business.

Feds sue Chestnut Petroleum-owned gas stations to safeguard fuel tanks

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman filed a civil lawsuit May 1 in federal court in Manhattan  against Chestnut Petroleum Dist. Inc. of New Paltz, under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Spectrum Painting of Eastchester accused of defrauding federal program

Spectrum allegedly paid kickbacks to the prime contractor and had its workers pose as employees of a certified disadvantaged business enterprise.