IRS files liens against New York security firm

COLONIE - A security company owes the Internal Revenue Service more than $1.8 million in back taxes, county records show.

The company, NCLN 20, has an office at 1524 Central Ave. No one appeared to be working at the darkened office Thursday, and a message left on the voice mail there was not returned.

The IRS has filed two liens against NCLN 20 at the Albany County Clerk's office. One, filed in May, is for $1.37 million for unpaid payroll and unemployment taxes dating back to 2006. The second lien, filed last month, is for $460,212.

The IRS will not comment on individual tax cases.

NCLN 20 has provided security services to various businesses across the Capital Region.

It also provided services to the state comptroller's office on State Street in Albany until one of its security guards was arrested in Please see NCLN 20 C2 January 2007 after allegedly exposing himself to two teenage girls. The guard was fired, and NCLN 20 was replaced.

In 2005, NCLN 20 investigators worked as subcontractors for movie studios to catch people illegally videotaping movies at Crossgates Mall.

Papers at the state Department of State show NCLN 20 sought to incorporate in New York in 2004. Its main address is listed as Lafayette, Calif.