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Volunteer ambulance bookkeeper charged with stealing $163k

The 49-year-old woman is accused of misappropriating the money for personal use over a two-year period

The Democrat & Chronicle

SENECA COUNTY, N.Y. — The bookkeeper of the South Seneca Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of more than $163,000 from the organization for personal use, according to the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office.

Angel J. Lawrence, 49, of Main Street in Willard was charged with one count each of second-degree grand larceny, second-degree forgery and second-degree falsifying business records. Each offense is a felony. It is alleged Lawrence misappropriated $163,849 for her personal use while working as bookkeper for about two years ending this June.

Lawrence was arraigned in Fayette town court and held at the Seneca County jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. She is due back in court Tuesday.

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