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Former Solvay Bank employee made $14,000 worth of illegal transactions

State police arrested a Liverpool resident and former bank employee after making 15 fraudulent transactions totaling over $14,000.

On September 28, 2022, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) in North Syracuse arrested Anthony T. Walker, 35, for the following:

  • (15 counts) Forgery 2nd degree, a class “D” felony;
  • (16 counts) Falsifying Business Records 1st degree, a class “E” felony;
  • (1 count) Identity Theft 1st degree, a class “D” felony;
  • (1 count) Grand Larceny 3rd degree, a class “D” felony; and
  • (1 count) Unlawful Possession of Personal ID 3rd degree, a class “A” misdemeanor.

On September 15, 2022, the 72-year-old complainant reported to investigators that she had over $14,000 missing from several of her accounts at the Solvay Bank.

An investigation determined that Anthony Walker, while employed as a Bank employee at Solvay Bank in North Syracuse, made 16 fraudulent transactions from the complainant’s bank account starting in April and ending in June of 2022.  

Walker was terminated in July 2022 for various employee policy violations.

The Solvay Bank security manager assisted with the investigation and advised the complainant that all of the missing money would be fully refunded.    

State police say Walker was processed and transported to the Onondaga County Justice Center for centralized arraignment.