Former Suffolk lawmaker sentenced in Hamptons fraud

WESTHAMPTON - A former Suffolk County lawmaker will spend at least four years in prison following his conviction in aHamptons insurance fraud case.

George Guldi was convicted last month of grandlarceny and insurance fraud involving his Westhampton Beach home.

He was acquitted of a forgery charge and intends to appeal.

He was sentenced Monday in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead tothree to nine years for grand larceny and one to three years on insurance fraud.The sentences will run consecutively.

Prosecutors say Guldi pocketed $853,000 in insurance money. Thehouse was not rebuilt after a 2008 fire.

Guldi was a Suffolk County legislator from 1995 to 2003. Hefaces another trial in a separate mortgage fraud case.AP wire services contributed to this report

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