Well-known Dutchess money man accused of stealing funds through his company


LAGRANGE — A Pleasant Valley businessman has been arrested again for allegedly stealing more than $165,000 from clients through his investment firm.

Todd Sims, 49, of LaGrange, was charged with three counts of grand larceny after an investigation by the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office and New York State Police.

State police say the joint investigation determined that Sims stole more than $165,000 using an investment company by the name of Horizon Holdings NY LLCa company controlled by Sims.

The man, known in the business community as a ‘solid money lender’, was arraigned in LaGrange City Court and released on recognizance, due to reappear in Lagrange City Court on May 3, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. .

Sims was previously arrested in October 2021 by state police for robbery in a similar investigation.

Troopers say this investigation is ongoing and are asking anyone who thinks they have additional information or who thinks they may have been the victim of a similar crime committed by The Sims to contact the New York State Police at (845) 677. -7300. Callers should refer to report #9948236.


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