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A Fluke: 17 Years Later, DEC Sent Him $1K for Some Fish

StuartVorpahlPortrait“What are you going to do with it?” I (Dan Rattner) asked Stuart. “We’re still deciding which part of the South of France we want to go to,” he said. “What part of the State of New York is the check from?” “It’s from the State of New York Department of Environmental Conservation.” “Who signed it?” I asked. “The Governor?” “Some woman, Mary E. Balooski or Baloski, I can’t read the writing. And the whole check is handwritten, which is odd. Computers usually fill out checks from the government. This one arrived in the mail.” Read the rest here 14:39