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Headlines: Credit card fraud, insurance fraud, drug trafficker sentenced

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Apr 17, 2024, 10:31 AM

Updated 36 days ago


Hyde Park resident Joshua Queen is in legal trouble after allegedly making unauthorized purchases totaling $12,000 on a company credit card. According to police reports, Queen conducted these transactions before being terminated from his position at a Philipstown business. He now faces a felony grand larceny charge for his actions.
Hunter Diaz and Bryan Dunn, both from Orange County, are facing legal consequences for their involvement in insurance fraud. The Orange County District Attorney's Office revealed that Diaz and Dunn unlawfully obtained $30,000 in workman's compensation checks meant for Dunn's deceased mother. The two defendants will have to appear in Village of Maybrook Court to answer to the grand larceny charges.
Angel Rodriguez of Middletown is headed to prison following his involvement in a drug trafficking operation. Investigators discovered a substantial amount of cocaine, drug-selling paraphernalia, over $100,000 in cash, jewelry, and firearms in a Yonkers residence linked to Rodriguez. He pleaded guilty to running the drug operation alongside his sister, Angelica Rodriguez. As part of his sentence, Angel Rodriguez will serve 6.5 years in prison and three years of post-release supervision.

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