Nassau County Police arrested a Brooklyn man in Williston Park Friday night for allegedly attempting to sell items stolen from a home.
According to detectives from the Third Precinct, Anatoliy Maryuk, 40, while employed by the 65-year old male victim at his Kings Point home between June and September 2011 removed four antique silver gilded ice buckets valued at $50,000 each.
The victim was notified by Sotherbys of New York City that the defendant had attempted to sell the items in September of 2011. The victim had been unaware the items were missing from his home. Maryuk was able to sell two of the items on eBay in August of 2011 to a male victim in Maryland who was unaware the items were stolen.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation contacted the male from Maryland and recovered the items. The investigation led authorities to the defendant who surrendered to Third Squad detectives on Friday, April 5, 2013 at about 10:10 p.m. The items were recovered.
Maryuk is charged with second degree grand larceny and will be arraigned on Saturday, April 6 at First District Court in Hempstead.
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