White Plains bank teller convicted of ID theft (updated)
Jane Lerner reports:
A teller at a White Plains bank was convicted Tuesday of stealing customer data and selling it to an identity-theft ring.
Nadia Figueroa, 24, of the Bronx, faces between two and six years in state prison following her felony grand larceny conviction in Westchester County Court in White Plains.[…]
Figueroa admitted using her position as a bank teller at the JP Morgan Chase branch at 235 Main St. to target customers with common names and over $50,000 in their accounts.
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Updated: The White Plains Daily Voice provides some additional details on the banks whose customers were affected:
Corrupt bank tellers, including Figueroa, fraudulently accessed and stole the personal information, including account numbers and Social Security numbers, from hundreds of customers at Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC, TD Bank and Wachovia in Westchester and New York City, according to the Attorney General’s Office.
Figueroa and her co-conspirators also victimized customers at other bank branches, including the following:
- JP Morgan Chase, 5 W. Burnside Avenue, Bronx.
- Bank of America, 206 Main St., White Plains.
- HSBC, 1 E. Fordham Road, Bronx.
- Bank of America, 50 W. Fordham Road, Bronx.
- Bank of America, 479 N. Broadway, Jericho, N.Y.
- Wachovia (now Wells Fargo), 43 N. Plank Road, Newburgh, N.Y.