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13 March 2019
Former Lenox Town Highway employee arrested for fraud and falsifying business records
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Special Investigations Unit
Major George Nohai
On February 28, 2019, The New York State Police Special Investigations Unit – Syracuse arrested Adam C. Cesario, age 36, from the town of Lenox for Tax Fraud 5th degree, Offering a False Instrument for filing 2nd degree, and Falsifying Business Records 2nd degree, all misdemeanors.
The charges stem from a State Police investigation which revealed that Cesario, while working as an employee for the town of Lenox Highway Department, utilized the Town’s Tax-Exempt Account to evade sales tax on purchases related to a personally owned auto repair shop. Additionally, it was determined that Cesario had claimed on a time sheet to have been working at the town of Lenox Highway Department, when in fact he was not.
Cesario was processed and issued an appearance ticket returnable to the village of Canastota Court.
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