Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn has announced that 37-year-old Breanna B. Rohauer of Forestville has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to 30 days in jail followed by 5 years of probation for scamming people while she was a bank employee.
According to Flynn’s office, the defendant, while employed at a local bank in the town of Hamburg, admitted to making numerous unauthorized withdrawals from the bank accounts of several elderly customers. The defendant stole a total of $124,736 through fraudulent transactions between November 17, 2017 and February 4, 2019. The victims were reimbursed by the bank.
Rohauer pleaded guilty to six counts of third-degree grand larceny (Class D felonies) and one count of fourth-degree grand larceny (Class E felony) on Feb. 20, 2020. She pleaded guilty to all charges in the indictment against her and was sentenced in court on Tuesday.
The defendant, who has not re-paid any of the stolen money to the bank, was ordered to pay the full restitution amount of $124,736.
DA Flynn commends Detective Howard Widman of the Town of Hamburg Police Department for his work in this investigation.
The case was prosecuted by Chief Candance K. Vogel of the Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit.