History Supervisors of New Milford Sports Club, for Donofrio father and son of legal problems

NEW MILFORD –The continuing effort to evict the New Milford Sports Club from its house on Grove Street is not the first time its owner, Dominick Donofrio Jr., along with his father have faced legal problems stemming from their businesses. The elder Donofrio, 64, is accused of defrauding a business partner of more than $1 million if they purchased a Pennsylvania fuel company in 2014 that employed the younger Donofrio. He was also ordered last year to pay a Wyndmoor, Pa., couple $440,000 for failing to pay rent to a $1.45 million dwelling in a Philadelphia bedroom community that he rented under the title Bear Family Trust and afterwards abandoned. Both the state labour and consumer security departments stated they are still getting complaints concerning the younger Donofrio, such as reports of failing to pay employees this season, and locking out clients. Jeffrey Tinley, that represents the landlords in the eviction proceedings of the sports club, said his customers did not know of the father’s past business dealings summer when a lease was signed by the younger Donofrio. As reported by a complaint filed last October, RRB Holdings hired the Donofrio to find investment opportunities. According to the lawsuit, the difference being pocketed by Donofrio.

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