Officials say a New York state man is being charged with felony grand larceny, after they say he issued checks to himself under a businesses' name. The complaint was received by officials in June, according to authorities, though the alleged crime goes back to early spring.

State police say the suspect was arrested and charged with the class “D” felony of Grand Larceny in the third degree and 16 counts of the misdemeanor Forgery in the third degree.

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According to Saland Law, those convicted of Class D forgery in the state of New York can face a punishment of between two and a third to seven years in prison.

State Police Say Ulster County Man Accused of Forgery 

The New York State Police said in a press release that they received a complaint in June from Mountain Ridge Excavation and Construction that they had discovered several checks written out to the alleged suspect that they had not issued.

State police say an investigation revealed that the 36-year-old suspect from Shandaken had issued 16 checks to himself from the months of April through June without authorization. In total, the suspect allegedly wrote and deposited over $15,000.


However, officials would not have to look very far, for at the time of the investigation, the suspect was already incarcerated in the Delaware County Jail for another matter, says police. Police say the man was ordered by a judge to be processed at SP Margaretville then returned to the Delaware County Jail.

New York Lottery Scratch Off Tickets With The Most Number One Jackpots Remaining

Here in New York, the time is now to start searching for some amazing jackpots. There are all sorts of different kinds of Scratch-Off tickets offered by the New York Lottery.

While looking at the latest weekly roundup for grand prizes, we counted 59 different tickets that have their grand prizes still on the market. The report was last updated on August 29th 2023, as we publish this article.