Bronx man accused of posing as attorney

A Bronx man has been arrested on Long Island for allegedly posing as an attorney. According to the Nassau County District Attorney's Office, 65-year-old Mario

The 65-year-old allegedly lied to clients and pocketed bogus legal fees.

The 65-year-old allegedly lied to clients and pocketed bogus legal fees. (6/24/15)

THE BRONX - A Bronx man has been arrested on Long Island for allegedly posing as an attorney. 

According to the Nassau County District Attorney's Office, 65-year-old Mario Tolisano pocketed more than $20,000 in bogus legal fees. 

Authorities say Tolisano lied to two Long Island residents back in 2012 and 2013, telling them he could help them obtain loan modifications. 

He's facing a number of charges, including grand larceny and appearing as a lawyer without being registered. 

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