NCPD: Hicksville Bookkeeper in Custody After Embezzling Funds from Elderly Employer
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: August 16 2018
The defendant forged multiple checks in the victim’s name and deposited the money into her personal account, officials say.
NCPD reports the arrest of Odette Seda of Hicksville, 37, for Grand Larceny.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Levittown, NY - August 16, 2018 - Second Squad detectives report the details of the arrest of a Hicksville woman for Grand Larceny that occurred between June 2016 and December 2017 in Levittown.
According to detectives, Defendant Odette Seda, 37, was employed by the victim, 86, for approximately 18 months as a bookkeeper. While working for the victim, the defendant forged multiple checks in the victim’s name and deposited the money into her personal account. Total amount taken is undetermined at this time.
Defendant Seda is charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, six (6) counts of Forgery 2nd Degree and twenty five (25) counts of Falsifying Business Records 1st Degree. She will be arraigned on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at First District Court in Hempstead.
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