Avoid Falling Victim to Oil-Shorting Scams

If your condominium building uses heating oil as a fuel for furnaces or boilers, you should take steps to ensure that you aren’t paying for more oil than is being delivered to the building. Don’t fall prey to an unscrupulous oil company that might try to trick you or your management company about the amount of fuel that’s delivered to the building. A New York City commission recently found widespread heating oil fraud, with nine companies and 44 individuals indicted on multiple felony counts.


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