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Queens Man Nabbed for Oceanside Check Fraud

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The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens man for Grand Larceny that occurred in Oceanside on August 12, 2015 at 8:15 am.

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Oceanside, NY - August 12th, 2015 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens man for Grand Larceny that occurred in Oceanside on August 12, 2015 at 8:15 am.
 
According to Crimes Against Property detectives, on April 25, 2015 a 52 year old male victim that while in his Oceanside business office gave a check to the defendant Orin Morris, 48, of 169th Street so work could be performed on a boiler. The defendant instructed the victim to write the check in the amount of $7500.00 US Dollars to Pro Form Piping that he and NCA Plumbing and Heating would do the job together. 
 
The check was cashed but the defendant Orin Morris never started or performed any work. Subsequent to an investigation the defendant surrendered to Crime Against Property Squad Detectives and placed into police custody without incident.
 
Morris is charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.