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Staged apartments. Fake loans and leases. And a woman who pretended she was a tenant but couldn't let inspectors into a bedroom because her boyfriend was "sleeping" there. The fraud charges leveled Tuesday against two Buffalo commercial mortgage brokers and two relatives of Rochester apartment mogul Robert Morgan shined a bright light on the underbelly of the murky worl…

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Aug. 9, 1926 – June 29, 2017 In his four years in Buffalo in the late 1960s, Neil J. Welch made his mark as one of the nation’s foremost crime fighters. As special agent in charge of the Buffalo office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he defied agency protocol and brought down criminals in two high-profile cases that echoed the tactics of Prohibition Era lawma…