Cops: Greenport man charged with forgery & grand larceny

Joseph Abramski

A Greenport man who worked as a paralegal for a Southampton law firm faces felony grand larceny and forgery charges for allegedly embezzling more than $250,000 over a three-year period, according to the Southampton Village Police Department.

Police arrested Joseph W. Abramski, 63, on Oct. 10 on charges of second-degree grand larceny and second-degree forgery. He was picked up at his office at Bourke, Flanagan & Asato on South Main Street.

Mr. Abramski was arraigned on Friday, Oct. 12, before Southampton Village Justice Barbara Wilson and placed in the county jail in Riverside in lieu of $50,000 cash bail, according to police.