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
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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