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8 arrested, accused of trying to scam Sandy victims

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Eight men from Maine are charged with trying to victimize Long Island homeowners who were already victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Three of the men were arrested after police spotted them trying to get money from a confused elderly woman at a bank in East Meadow.

The three were charged with soliciting for home improvement work without a license.

The five others were charged with working without a permit.

They are identified:

  • Christopher R. Lau, 31
  • Ian Michaud, 20
  • Shawn Thyng, 22
  • Thomas Thyng, 48
  • Marshal Vanderbloeman, 24
  • Nathan L. Jackson, 25
  • Sherman L. Thyng, 69
  • Mark Louis Bureau, 36

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