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Overhead door company owner charged with grand larceny



AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The former owner of Amsterdam Overhead Door Company has been arrested after an investigation by the Amsterdam Police Department after receiving multiple complaints. William Gutowski, 63, faces multiple charges.

Amsterdam Police say from April 2023 through November 2023, Gutowksi took multiple deposits for garage door installations under false promises. Authorities say seven different victims came forward during the investigation making complaints against Gutowksi.

Police say at the time of the arrest, Gutowski stole $29,000 during the ongoing scheme to defraud.

Charges:

  • Third-degree grand larceny (two counts)
  • Fourth-degree grand larceny (five counts)
  • First-degree scheme to defraud
  • Petit larceny

The Amsterdam Police Department was assisted by the Mongomery County District Attorney during this investigation. Authorities say this investigation is ongoing, and more charges are expected.


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