Man Arrested for Grand Larceny after Stealing Merchandise from Suppliers

HOLBROOK – Everything Goes Discount Variety Store, 5801 Sunrise Highway / Monday, February 22, 2016 at 12:32 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Section detectives arrested a Coram man yesterday for ordering $256,546.00 in goods from suppliers and then refusing to pay for the merchandise once it was received.

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During an investigation by Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Section Detectives, a distributor in Suffolk County came forward and reported that they shipped $152,820 in toys to Dimase in December of 2015 and never received payment for the goods.

Dimase, 55, of 21 Shady Lane, Coram, was arrested and charged with two counts of Grand Larceny 2nd Degree. He is being held at the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.

This investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone else who may have been a victim of this crime to call the Identity Theft Section at 631-852-6269.

He was featured in a profile on My Long Island TV in December (watch it below)

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Case Number: JJ/0255