Police: Middle Island man paid for snow removal services then never showed up

Christopher Picone, 32, never showed up and then disconnected his phone.

News 12 Staff

Mar 26, 2022, 2:38 AM

Updated 753 days ago

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A Middle Island man has been arrested in Queens for scamming multiple people.
Police say Christopher Picone began reaching out to people over social media to offer snow removal services.
Fifteen people accepted his services and paid him in advance.
The 32-year-old never showed up and then disconnected his phone.
Picone is now facing multiple defrauding charges.


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