Posts Tagged ‘fraud’

The David Rakoff Canon: Works You Should Know by the “This American Life” Master

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

How does one do—notoriously pessimistic and humorously insightful essayist— David Rakoff’s work justice? How does one begin to fumble for the words to embody his literary range? Rakoff, who just passed away at the age of 47, wrote and spoke in a way that so remarkably reflected our uncertain collective reality—in his profundity, in his [&hellip
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UWS SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli A former custodian at an Upper West Side high school pled guilty for defrauding the city of more than $100,000. District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Philip Portelli, a 33-year-old former custodian at Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School, pled guilty to running a “no-show job scheme.”
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H+H OWNER INDICTED

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Helmer Toro, owner of the legendary H+H Bagels, was indicted and charged with tax fraud Nov. 18. Outgoing Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said the bagel magnate stole withholding taxes—taxes taken out of employees’ paychecks—and evaded unemployment insurance tax. The tax charges are in connection with H+H Bagels’ retail store at 2239 Broadway and West [&hellip
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Tax Facts You Need to Know

Written by admin on . Posted in Seniors, Special Sections

I often get a lot of tax-related questions in my business. Here are the answers to some of the most common queries: • For how many years do I need to keep tax returns? You should keep your tax returns from 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2005. The IRS will usually only go back three years, [&hellip
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Checking for Fraud

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

While reviewing her bank statement, a 59-year-old woman living on West End Avenue discovered that someone had stolen money from her account. Police said that on July 17, she noticed a check she never wrote, which was dated in June, was made to “cash” in the amount of $1,023.47. The corresponding check was missing from [&hellip
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