ALBANY – District attorneys in four
Hudson Valley counties will receive additional state funding to investigate
state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases.
The funds will come through the state’s Crimes Against Revenue Program,
which is funded by the proceeds from investigations that result in tax
revenues, fines and restitution being returned to the state.
Rockland County will get the largest chunk of money with $393,675, while
Westchester County will receive $338,050.Ulster County will receive $99,500
and Orange County will receive $25,000.
District attorney’s offices in those counties already participate
in the program.