Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Mahopac Office Manager Arrested for Stealing Checks

Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports the arrest of a 45-year-old Poughkeepsie man for Falsifying Business Records 1st Degree and Grand Larceny 4th Degree, both felonies. On January 3rd, a Town of Southeast resident reported a check he mailed to a Mahopac business for a service rendered was cashed, but according to his bank, it was cashed by someone other than the business. An investigation by Sheriff's Investigators determined that the suspect, who was an office manager at the business, stole several customer payment checks and altered the invoices by marking them paid. The suspect used his girlfriend's bank account to deposit the checks and withdrew the money for personal use. He was released without bail and is due in the Town of Carmel court on February 28.

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