Woman Heading to Prison for Ripping Off Elderly Bank Customers

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FORESTVILLE, NY – A Forestville woman, 37-year-old Breanna B. Rohauer has been sentenced before State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to 30 days in jail followed by 5 years of probation for defrauding elderly bank customers.

According to court records, Rohauer, while employed at a local bank in the Town of Hamburg, admitted to making numerous unauthorized withdrawals from the bank accounts of several elderly customers.

“The defendant stole a total of $124,736.00 through fraudulent transactions between November 17, 2017 and February 4, 2019,” the Erie County District Attorney’s Office said. “The victims were reimbursed by the bank.Rohauer pleaded guilty to six counts of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree (Class “D” felonies) and one count of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree (Class “E” felony) on February 20, 2020. She pleaded guilty to all charges in the indictment against her.”

The defendant, who has not re-paid any of the stolen money to the bank, was ordered to pay the full restitution amount of $124,736.00.