Elmont man accused of stealing 10-year-old niece's inheritance

According to the Queen's DA, 51-year-old Wagner Recio used fake records to assume ownership of a Queens home he jointly owned with his late brother.

News 12 Staff

Aug 4, 2022, 9:38 AM

Updated 655 days ago

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Police say an Elmont man is accused of stealing his 10-year-old niece's inheritance.
According to the Queen's DA, 51-year-old Wagner Recio used fake records to assume ownership of a Queens home he jointly owned with his late brother.
The home is valued at more than $500,000.
Half of the money legally belonged to his brother's daughter, officials say.
Recio was arraigned Wednesday in Queens on multiple charges including grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and more.        
           


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