Fire inspector accused of faking inspections

NEW YORK (WABC) -- They were supposed to help keep New Yorkers safe in the event of a fire, but two men are under arrest and accused of pretending to carry out inspections.

Fire Prevention Inspector Edward Woychowski, and the owner of a private extinguisher servicing company, Alexandro Rios, are facing felony charges.

Woychowski allegedly lied about inspecting fire suppression systems.

And prosecutors say Rios falsely claimed he serviced systems, defrauding a dozen businesses.
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