Wedding photographer Michael Derubeis, of Walden, facing 70 felony charges after allegedly scamming couples
PINE ISLAND - An Orange County wedding photographer is facing 70 felony charges for allegedly scamming dozens of couples who claim they never got the photos for which they paid.
Authorities say Michael Derubeis, 52, used several aliases to scam unsuspecting couples.
Police in Passaic County, N.J. say there are at least 70 couples who paid the Walden photographer thousands of dollars for photos and albums they never received.
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Authorities say that Derubeis was banned from working as a photographer in New York a decade ago for the same reason.