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Town of Greig Tax Collector and Town Clerk faces official misconduct charge

By WKTV News

GREIG, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Town of Greig Tax Collector and Town Clerk is facing charges after an investigation by the New York State Comptroller's Office into the misapplication of state funds meant for the Black River Watershed Project.

According to State Police, Karin Fayle, 65, who is the Town of Greig Town Clerk and Tax Collector, was charged with official misconduct and was released with an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Greig Court at a later date for further court action.

Authorities said the investigation revealed that on July 15, 2011, a check in the amount of $17,364.63 was diverted from the Black River Watershed Project to cover a known shortage in the Town Property Tax account.

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