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NY Bank Tellers Accused of Stealing Customer Identity, Money
Four local bank tellers and an alleged accomplice were arrested and charged with stealing customer's personal data and using it to remove money from their bank accounts, authorities said Tuesday. Gus Rosendale reports
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 • Updated at 9:03 AM EDT
Four local bank tellers and an alleged accomplice were arrested and charged with stealing customer's personal information and using it to remove money from their bank accounts, authorities said Tuesday
Over four years, the defendants allegedly stole more than $850,000 from unsuspecting customers at branches of Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC, TD Bank and Wachovia in Westchester and Orange counties and the Bronx, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
The tellers allegedly stole Social Security and account numbers from hundreds of customers and used that information to create fake IDs and documents that they used to withdraw money from their accounts at branches in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, Schneiderman said.
Among the New York bank branches whose customers were victims of identity theft are:
• JP Morgan Chase:
• Bank of America:
Wachovia (now Wells Fargo):
The bank tellers arrested and arraigned worked at the following branches:
• Bank of America
• JP Morgan Chase branch,
• Wachovia branch (now a Wells Fargo bank branch),