New York man charged with stealing $350K from investor

January 21, 2015 11:31 AM

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State officials say an upstate New York man has been charged with bilking an investor out of more than $350,000 by posing as internationally renowned fashion designer.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says 56-year-old William Vogt of New Hampton in Orange County was arrested Tuesday and arraigned in state court in Manhattan. The charges in an 18-count indictment include grand larceny and forgery.

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