Miller Place Man Arrested for Grand Larceny Scheme Involving MCA, SBA Loans to Small Businesses

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Anthony Boglino
According to detectives, the suspect, 38-year-old Anthony Boglino, who represents himself as founder of Amityville based Miele Consulting Corporation met with a female victim, aged 48, under the pretense of assisting her in obtaining a Small Business Administration Loan (SBA).

MILLER PLACE, NY – A Miller Place man has been apprehended by Nassau County Seventh Squad Detectives for allegedly committing grand larceny in Merrick on Sunday, July 2, 2023, at 12:00 pm.

According to detectives, the suspect, 38-year-old Anthony Boglino, who represents himself as founder of Amityville based Miele Consulting Corporation met with a female victim, aged 48, under the pretense of assisting her in obtaining a Small Business Administration Loan (SBA). The victim entered into a contract with Boglino, seeking a $50,000 loan. However, despite paying a total of $1,100 in processing fees, the victim never received the promised grant.

Further investigation by the detectives revealed that Boglino had defrauded an additional nine victims. These victims had paid fees ranging from $150 to $3,682, believing they were securing SBA loans. Boglino had sent them contracts on official SBA letterhead, but none of the applicants received the loans they had been promised.

On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, Anthony Boglino was arrested without incident. If you believe you may have fallen victim to a similar scam, Nassau County Crime Stoppers can be contacted at 1-800-244-TIPS, or you can call 911. All calls will remain anonymous.

The charges brought against Boglino include two counts of Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, two counts of Scheme to Defraud 1st Degree, six counts of Petit Larceny, and twenty-three counts of Forgery 2nd Degree. His arraignment was scheduled for Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at First District Court in Hempstead.

It is crucial to remain vigilant and cautious when engaging in financial transactions, especially with unfamiliar individuals or organizations. Verifying the legitimacy of businesses and conducting thorough research can help prevent falling victim to scams.


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