A Webster man has been charged with stealing over $127,000 using forged checks. New York State Police arrested Joseph Muller, 53, of Rochester, on Tuesday.
He is charged with one felony count of second-degree grand larceny and 46 felony counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Muller allegedly generated personal checks on his home computer made payable to himself, which were withdrawn from another’s bank account.
Muller has stolen approximately $127,287 from one person’s bank account between March 2012 and August 2013.
Muller was arraigned in Webster Town Court and remanded to the Monroe County Jail in lieu of bail consisting of $50,000 cash or $50,000 secured bond.
He is scheduled to reappear in the Town of Webster Court . on Sept. 20, for further proceedings.
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