Internal Revenue Service

Stop, in the name of Nomorobo!

By GREGORY ZELLER // The U.S. Department of Justice is looking to shut down several “gateway carriers,” including several based on Long Island, accused of helping illegal international robocalls reach American consumers. And the Island’s own champion of robo-blocking may have helped the feds crack the case. The Justice Department filed civil actions Jan. 28 in two separate cases targeting five companies, alleging three defendants – including Jon Kahen of Great Neck, owner of Global…


Brookhaven IDA backs remake of former IRS center

A former Internal Revenue Service office will be converted into nearly 50,000 square feet of industrial spaces, with the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency’s help. The town IDA has approved an incentives-laden economic-development package for Holtsville Industrial LLC, a real estate firm owned by Lawrence Frisina, owner of Bethpage-based E&F Trucking and Warehouse, and broker Tod Buckvar. Holtsville Industrial will renovate a currently vacant building that, until 2013, served as an IRS call center. The real…