Cops: Florida Man Charged with Grand Larceny, Falsifying Business Records at Restaurant in Garden City
December 1, 2014
(Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Major Case Bureau has arrested a Florida man for Grand Larceny from Falsifying Business Records for several years at Ruth Chris Steak House in Ruth in Garden City.
According to Crimes Against Property Squad detectives in conjunction with the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, the executive management for the Ruth Chris Steak House located at 600 Old Country Road conducted an audit for the time period January 1, 2009 through June 18, 2014 and determined the defendant Barry Pearlstein, 70, of Orlando, Florida caused a loss in excess of $230 thousand dollars while he was employed as a manager.
Barry Pearlstein, 70, of Orlando, Florida was charged with Grand Larceny 2nd Degree, and 10 counts of Falsifying Business Records. The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
It was determined that he was engaged in a scheme that would allow him to reduce cash deposit amounts. He achieved this by under reporting sales and other items. Barry Pearlstein surrendered himself to the Crimes Against Property Squad on December 1, 2014.
Barry Pearlstein is charged with Grand Larceny 2nd Degree, and 10 counts of Falsifying Business Records. He will be arraigned on Monday, December 01, 2014 in First District Court in Hempstead.
The fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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