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Manhattan DA: Computer Technician Charged In Identity Theft




Manhattan DA: Computer Technician Charged In Identity Theft
Manhattan DA: Computer Technician Charged In Identity Theft



http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20091028-715647.html 

By Chad Bray 
DOW JONES NEWSWIRES 
OCTOBER 28, 2009

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- A computer technician has been charged with 
allegedly stealing the identities of more than 150 Bank of New York 
Mellon Corp. (BK) employees and using their identities to steal more 
than $1.1 million from charities, non-profit groups and others, 
prosecutors said Wednesday.

In a statement, Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau said 
Adeniyi Adeyemi, who was employed by a contractor that did work for Bank 
of New York, was charged in a 149-count indictment Wednesday with grand 
larceny, identity theft, money laundering and other charges.

Adeyemi, 27 years old, of Brooklyn, faces up to 25 years in prison on 
the grand larceny and money laundering charges.

A lawyer for Adeyemi didn't immediately return a phone call seeking 
comment Wednesday.

Prosecutors alleged that Adeyemi stole the personal identifying 
information of dozens of Bank of New York employees, mainly in the 
bank's Information Technology Department. He worked

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