BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Suffolk County man is set to be arraigned after being accused in a rental scam.
Aleandro Claudio, 59, was arrested at his Brentwood home Friday night.
Investigators say Claudio scammed prospective renters out of their deposits.
Police say victims included a double amputee and a homeless woman.
He’s facing numerous charges, including grand larceny, scheme to defraud and three counts of issuing a bad check.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone who has additional information or believes they have been a victim of this rental scam is asked to Suffolk Police at 631-854-8332 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.
All calls will be kept confidential.