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Three Tellers Charged In Identity Theft Bust Involving Westchester Banks

Five suspects were indicted on charges stemming from an identity theft ring that involved three Westchester banks.
Five suspects were indicted on charges stemming from an identity theft ring that involved three Westchester banks. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Three tellers from banks in Westchester County and the Bronx were indicted as part of an identity theft ring, according to the New York State district attorney. 

Nadia Figueroa, 23 and Kalika Arline, 29, of the Bronx and Venise Cole, 27, of Florida were tellers at several banks.

They allegedly stole personal information from customers at eight different banks including three in Westchester: JP Morgan Chase on 235 Main Street in White Plains, Bank of America on 206 Main Street in White Plains and JP Morgan Chase on 410 South Broadway in Yonkers.

The tellers, along with ring leader Tyrone Lee, 28, of the Bronx, were allegedly able to withdraw $850,000 from victims' accounts over a four-year period, by using falsified documents created by Anthony Davis, 29, of the Bronx the district attorney said. 

If convicted, Lee and Arline each face up to 15 years in prison. Davis, Figueroa, and Cole each face up to 7 years behind bars, according to the district attorney. 

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