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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW, SHERIFF HOWARD WARN SENIORS OF RECENT SCAMS TARGETING THE ELDERLY IN ERIE COUNTY

January 30, 2018

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw and Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard are warning seniors across Erie County of the so called “Grandchild In Need” scam that is continually targeting local families.

COMPTROLLER STEFAN MYCHAJLIW MEETS WITH BOSTON SENIORS TO PROTECT THE ELDERLY FROM BECOMING FRAUD VICTIMS

January 23, 2018

During a seminar at the Boston Senior Center, Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw presented his comprehensive “Senior Fraud Protection Program” to the large crowd that attended. In addition to thoroughly reviewing the Top 10 scams and warning signs, Comptroller Mychajliw provides each recipient with an information booklet that they can reference at any time to help protect against being victimized by a scammer.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW - ERIE COUNTY ROAD CONDITIONS

January 18, 2018

In response to a warning from the Erie County Department of Public Works of poor road conditions, Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. reminds taxpayers that Erie County operates a “Pothole Hotline” to report unsafe road conditions.  Numerous public reports highlighted rough roads families are forced to drive on, which is why Erie County’s independent watchdog wanted to empower drivers and give them the opportunity to have a say in getting them fixed. 

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a student at Cleve Hill. 

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. 

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Every day, the Erie County Comptroller must pay vendors for goods and services obtained on your behalf.  You have a right to know how this money is spent.