The Tavern At Schroon Lake

The property is one approximately 120 in the Essex County Tax Foreclosure Real Estate Auction that will be sold by the Schroon Lake based Haroff Auction Company, according to company President Linda Haroff.

It is the first auction since company founder Ed Haroff passed away unexpectedly in January.

The tavern has been shuttered for more than five years after its former owner, Mark Casolo, was accused of defrauding multiple clients of millions of dollars while working as an investment banker in an elaborate Ponzi scheme.  In March of 2013 Casolo, from Voorheesville, was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison on the 12 counts of grand larceny he faced for stealing $2.2 million, according to a report from ABC News 10.

The auction consists of lots, acreage, camps, homes and commercial properties The entire list of properties will be available online go online this coming Sunday, at the Haroff website, which you can access by clicking here.