NYSP: Former bank employee accused of stealing $35,400

LAKE PLACID, NY —  On Oct. 12, 2020, State Police arrested 29-year-old Francesca L. Riley, West Monroe, NY, after she allegedly stole approximately $35,400 while employed by Community Bank and working in the Lake Placid branch.

The theft occurred between Jan. 1, 2018, and Sept. 17, 2019, troopers said..

She was charged with three counts of third-degree grand larceny and three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Riley was arraigned at the North Elba Town Court where she was released on her own recognizance.

She is scheduled to return to the North Elba Town Court at a later date.