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NEWS from the Office of the New York State Comptroller
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Comptroller DiNapoli Announces Joint Effort With Ulster, Orange County District Attorneys to Combat COVID-19 Scams

April 29, 2020

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and Ulster County District Attorney David J. Clegg announced on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, their offices will be coordinating with each other, as well as with other law enforcement officials, to protect the public from COVID-19 related internet scams.

“Taking advantage of a pandemic to commit fraud is reprehensible,” said State Comptroller DiNapoli. “District Attorney Clegg and District Attorney Hoovler are leaders in educating the public and sending a strong message that this deplorable behavior will not be tolerated. I am proud to partner with them and with law enforcement across the state to protect New Yorkers and hold those who would commit these crimes accountable.”

Find out more at: Orange County District Attorney and Ulster County District Attorney