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Developer says he had no role in 'forged or altered' tax credit document
Developer says he had no role in 'forged or altered' tax credit document

The developer of a Little Italy condominium project says he had nothing to do with a document the city calls "forged or altered" that resulted in $2.1 million in erroneous tax credits for the building. Union Box Co. developer Larry Silverstein said in a phone interview it is "impossible" that he could have tricked the city into awarding unwarranted credits for his Canal Street Malt House project. He said the error likely originates in state government. "Our position is this is an error of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation," Silverstein said. "We only received documents from the city. We never sent them documents. We don't see how...

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