The owners of the defunct FWS furniture store in Buffalo are being sued by State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman over as much as $250,000 in advance payments that its customers made for merchandise they never received.
The lawsuit seeks to recover advance payments made by FWS' customers, which the Attorney General's Office estimated could total between $160,000 and $250,000. It also seeks to bar FWS' owners, John Grimaldi and John Wanat, from operating another business in New York without posting a $500,000 performance bond....
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FWS Furniture Closes Leaves Customers Empty-Handed
October 18, 2012
From Business First of Buffalo
FWS Furniture in Buffalo, N.Y., as apparently closed the last of its three Buffalo area locations, giving little or no warning to customers and leaving workers without paychecks.