Cheektowaga man charged in larceny case

Apr 8, 2017

A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to a grand larceny charge for stealing from an elderly neighbor.

The Erie County District Attorney's office reports that 64-year-old Thomas Marchese (mar KAY zee) has admitted to taking nearly $190,000 from a woman who trusted him to pay her bills. Marchese would take checks that were intended for his neighbor's expenses and cash them for his own use.

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The thefts are reported to have taken place between 2012 and October of last year.