The Register Star reported that Claire Wieland, an employee of Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, was arrested in White Plains for allegedly stealing more than $6,000 from a residents between in 2013 and 2014 by cashing checks from a trust fund with forged signatures of residents.  She was charged with 24 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a class D felony, two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony, and seven counts of petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor.
Weiland worked as a receptionist at the nursing home during the time of the alleged crimes and was in charge of withdrawing funds from an account maintained by an outside bank holding resident’s commingled funds, according to Schneiderman’s office.  The indictment alleges on multiple occasions between April 2013 and February 2014, Weiland forged signatures of residents to endorse 24 checks, then cashed them and kept the money.

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