Newburgh contractor charged with taking the money and running

NEWBURGH – The State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation has arrested a Newburgh man on a felony charge of grand larceny for allegedly taking $2,000 from a Wawayanda resident and failing to return to start a job.

Shawn Abrams, 45, who police said falsely advertises working for “Middletown Plumbing and Heating” and “S&K Construction,” is known to the State Police and local law

Shawn Abrams

enforcement for taking down payments to complete plumbing and boiler work and failing to return.

 Anyone who believes they have been a victim of Abrams’ scheme should contact Investigator Stephen Malone, SP Middletown BCI at 845-344-5353.

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