A woman from Maine was arrested by the New York State Police for allegedly stealing almost $20,000 from various Empower FCU branches in Onondaga County.
Janel M. Cavallero, 45, is believed to be a member of the “Felony Lane Gang,” a criminal organization that commits financial fraud using stolen identification documents and credit cards.
According to New York State Police, they had been attempting to identify Cavallero since July 2022, after realizing that a woman was making fraudulent transactions in different disguises at Empower FCU locations.
Cavallero was charged with 67 counts, including grand larceny, forgery, identity theft, and scheme to defraud.
She was arraigned on February 17th and released on her recognizance.
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