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Home builder arrested on felony charges

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MALTA, N.Y. - State Police in Malta say a local home builder has been arrested failed to pay the subcontractors who provided services during construction of the home.

Police have charged 47-year-old Christine Zientak, owner of Vasiliou Homes Inc, for one count of Grand larceny in the second degree and one count of Grand Larceny in the third degree, both felonies, after violating laws pertaining to liens.

Investigation by officials from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation revealed that Zientak constructed a new home in the Malta area and was paid in full by the contracted homeowner but failed to pay the subcontractors who provided services during construction of the home.

Zientak was arraigned in the Town of Malta and released on $2,500 bail.

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