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Former Schoharie County prison camp auctioned for $204K

Winning bidder wanted to keep land from Oorah

The state Office of General Services auctioned off the former Summit Shock Incarceration Facility in the town of Fulton on Wednesday for $204,000.
The state Office of General Services auctioned off the former Summit Shock Incarceration Facility in the town of Fulton on Wednesday for $204,000.
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Following a public auction Wednesday of the former Summit Shock Correctional Facility, the winning bidder had an unusual explanation for why he wanted to scoop up the parcel.

After placing the winning bid of $204,000, Dean Hansey, or bidder No. 3, pointed to another prospective buyer and said: “I just wanted to keep them out of it,” referring to two representatives from Oorah Inc.

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