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Cops: Woman forged checks, stole more than $50G from friend's bank account

Maureen Adamo, 52, of North Massapequa, was arrested

Maureen Adamo, 52, of North Massapequa, was arrested Sept. 22, 2015 for stealing more than $50,000 from a friend's bank account, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

A North Massapequa woman has been charged with forging checks and stealing more than $50,000 from a friend's bank account, Nassau County police said early Wednesday.

Police said a 73-year-old woman had asked her friend Maureen Adamo, 52, to help make sure her bills were paid while she recovered from a medical procedure. Starting in January, police said, Adamo began to forge checks from the woman's account and deposited them into her own, stealing a total of more than $50,000.

Adamo, of 366 Briarwood Rd., was found in Bethpage on Tuesday and arrested, police said. She is charged with second-degree grand larceny and four counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

She is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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