A Hempstead man has been charged with grand larceny after police said he stole $62,000 by intercepting an online business deal without either party knowing, Nassau County police said Thursday.

Police said Chukwuebuka Onwuneme, 28, created a fraudulent email address and started emailing with Grace Industries, a company that was trying to buy a truck online from Texas Truck Industries. Grace Industries sent him $62,000 for the truck they wanted to buy, thinking they were dealing with the seller, police said.

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The transaction took place on Sept. 25, police said. After an investigation, Onwuneme was arrested at his home at 303 Main St. on Thursday.

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Onwuneme is charged with second-degree grand larceny and is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.