Alleged Hurricane Sandy Scammer 'Out of Control'

Officials say Caterina Curatolo racked up $83K in hotel bills after filing false home-damage claims.
1:22 | 08/14/13

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Quality and here on Long Island City is one of three hotels where the attorney general. -- that ace camera -- for up to nine months claiming that she was a victim of super storms and that she was homeless when she really wasn't. Last night investigators arrested -- current total at a Holiday Inn express in Park Slope. Where she was staying at the time breaking up hotel that would 23000. Dollars in all. Her hotel bills totaled 83000 dollars for the nine month period all taxpayer money. She also claimed that her Jeep had been -- as a result of the super -- -- also used. Debit money on a Red Cross. Debit card to get close -- and other items and the attorney general says that she had two homes and all that she. But one of them which was actually damaged before the super storm that she -- in fact she couldn't live and when she just didn't want to fix it up. This -- was out of control -- she seems as though she could not find. A public -- form and not fill it out falsely she was compelled to try -- squeeze every last dollar out. In fact the attorney general called her -- was sick of this fronts there she is now out on her own recognizance after being arraigned but she does space. Up to ten years in prison if convicted. Black on Long Island city's Sarah Wallace channel seven Eyewitness News.

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