Operator of Westchester waste disposal business pleads guilty to overbilling


WHITE PLAINS – The owner and operator of County Waste Management in Harrison pled guilty in federal court to mail fraud.

Ralph Mancini, 57, of Harrison, pled guilty to mail fraud, which carries up to 20 years in prison.

According to information, other court documents and statements made in court, from about 2008 through 2016, Mancini overbilled approximately 17 commercial customers, including educational institutions, department stores, grocery stores, and other establishments, by more than $800,000.

He sent the fraudulent invoices by US mail, which fabricated the tonnage of waste collected and charged customers for waste services that had not actually been performed.

Mancini it scheduled to be sentenced in February 2020.

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