A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Former Nursing Home Employee Charged With Stealing From Patient Funds Account
HUDSON - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced today the guilty plea of Claire Wieland, 28, of White Plains, to one count of the crime of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, a Class D felony in satisfaction of an indictment charging multiple counts of possession of a forged instrument and grand larceny. In front of Columbia County Court Judge Richard M. Koweek, Wieland admitted that on various occasions between April 24, 2013 and February 6, 2014, while employed as a receptionist at the Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center located on Route 9 in the Town of Livingston, in Columbia County, she knowingly possessed multiple checks, drawn on the Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Patient Funds Account, that bore the forged endorsements of the payees on the check. Wieland also admitted that during the same period, she cashed the checks bearing the forged endorsements and kept the proceeds.
- Date:March 2, 2016
- Agency:New York Attorney General
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