NYCHA Sanctioned $1,000 for Altering Documents in Warrant Clerk's File

LVT Number: #30839

Landlord NYCHA sued to evict tenant. The court ruled for NYCHA and issued an eviction warrant. When landlord went to the court clerk's office to process the eviction warrant, the warrant was rejected for missing information. A month later, NYCHA's employee returned to the court clerk's office and the warrant clerk noticed that the notice of petition and petition in the court file had been altered to include the handwritten notation "all rooms" and "5th floor" that had been missing from the court caption on the papers. 

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NYCHA v. Jackson: Index No. L&T805364/18, 2020 NY Slip Op 50589(U)(Civ. Ct. Bronx; 5/8/20; Sanchez, J)