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White Plains man pleads guilty for stealing from elderly Rye Brook woman

White Plains Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Money Through Financial Scams

Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Eric Jackier of White Plains pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of grand larceny related to stealing money from two different woman in two unrelated financial scams. Specifically, Jackier pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, a class C felony, on a case in Rye Brook and Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D felony, on a White Plains case before Westchester County Court Judge Michael Martinelli. The defendant is scheduled for sentencing March 6, 2019.

Background
In White Plains, Jackier was charged with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree after the defendant stole $16,475.00 from a White Plains woman. The money was supposed to be used to set up a charity, but, instead, Jackier used the money for his own purposes. The theft took place between May 15, 2015 and August 20, 2015.

In Rye Brook, on a separate charge of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, Jackier stole $167,000 in checks written by the victim to Jackier. The victim was an elderly Rye Brook woman to whom Jackier claimed to be an expert who could help secure Veteran’s benefits. He used the title of “Non-Attorney Representative” who could handle Veteran and Social Security cases. The woman was seeking help for her elderly husband. The theft took place between Aug. 1, 2013 and Oct. 4, 2017. Again, he use the money for his own purposes. Rye Brook Police made the arrest.

Criminal Investigator Timothy Ryan made the arrest for the Westchester District Attorney’s Office. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Gwen Galef, Chief of the Economic Crimes Division.

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