Chase banker charged with taking $1M

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An East Meadow man will face charges for stealing approximately $1 million from his employer, Nassau police said.

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#24
Jan 17, 2008
 
no rea punishment for this guy, and he probably wont have to pay restitution either,....white colla crimes, gotta luv it,....100.00 worth of crack will get you 5 years though
jaxgirl821

Stony Brook, NY

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#26
Jan 17, 2008
 
I remember when wrote:
i remmeber when they were Chase Manhattan Bank
not CHASE JP MORGAN Chemical....... yadayada
You forgot Manufacturers Hanover. I think its strange how he was able to get away with this for so long.
a long islander

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#28
Jan 17, 2008
 
got to rob to live-- yes folks !!
great country america
Shamalam Ding Dong

Elmont, NY

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#29
Jan 17, 2008
 
Whodat wrote:
Hey at least he stole a lot,some use a gun get a couple of hundred dollars and 15/20 years.I would have taken more and disappeared to a tropical island like the one I lived at in Thailand.Gone without a trace.
I thought you read the news. The police here go to foreign countries to get criminals. They are the best. People never learn. Do not commit crimes here.
Shamalam Ding Dong

Elmont, NY

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#30
Jan 17, 2008
 
abc123 wrote:
Hang him high
A no good s**t Head
yeah.
Shamalam Ding Dong

Elmont, NY

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#31
Jan 17, 2008
 
"Bank of America" robbed me for years.
Shamalam Ding Dong

Elmont, NY

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#32
Jan 17, 2008
 
Kokomo Joe wrote:
What's with these people? Robs a million dollars, and doesn't leave the Isle of Long? Not to friggin' smart!
He knows the cops here will get him, unlike some people who never catch on to that for some reason.
Harry Balzac

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#33
Jan 17, 2008
 
professor wrote:
Rob a bodega, get caught, go away for ten to twenty. Rob with pen and paper (or computer), get caught, and do six months at Club Fed. How come poor folks always get the hard time? I got away from Chase as soon as a reasonable alternative (with really free checking) appeared. For Chase, free checking meant I had to keep $1000.00 in a low interest account. I remember when they were the Chase National Bank.
No, this is not about "poor people getting screwed by the system", no matter how you try to spin it.
You don't see the distinction between fudging the books in private as opposed to waving a gun in someone's face, threatening them with bodily harm/death (which is the definition of assault) and where there is often battery as well? And then the police chase afterwards? White collar criminals are every bit as guilty for the theft, but there is no threat of violence and of course no chance of anyone getting "accidentally" shot and/or killed. This is why "burglary" is not classified as a violent crime, whereas "(armed) robbery" is.
Some professor you are!
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#34
Jan 17, 2008
 
Will the interest rate now go up on Mr. Brahe's Chase credit cards?
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#35
Jan 17, 2008
 
Most banks don't fund and staff their compliance and security departments adequately, because those departments don't make money for the banks. Given the current economic crisis in the financial and banking industry, most banks will probably cut back further in this area, which means we'll be seeing a lot more of these stories in the future.
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#36
Jan 17, 2008
 
good grief wrote:
bank robbery, atm robbery, check cashing scams, credit card fraud should all be charged as federal offenses, and when caught the criminals should do time in a federal prision. no more slap on the wrists, it's getting to way out of hand with these robberies.
Just curious, but what do you see as the difference between federal and state prison, and why do you care if something is charged as a state or federal offesnse?
Tired of Chase

Manorville, NY

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#37
Jan 17, 2008
 
funny how they electronically are on top of an overdraft with their $35 penalty fee instantly (I swear they have some software that can smell it coming) but don't notice when money is missing from these "low traffic" accounts he stole from. And what kind of person doesn't notice cash missing from their account IMMEDIATELY?
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#38
Jan 18, 2008
 
professor wrote:
Rob a bodega, get caught, go away for ten to twenty. Rob with pen and paper (or computer), get caught, and do six months at Club Fed. How come poor folks always get the hard time? I got away from Chase as soon as a reasonable alternative (with really free checking) appeared. For Chase, free checking meant I had to keep $1000.00 in a low interest account. I remember when they were the Chase National Bank.
I agree with you a crime is a crime no mattert who does it That is why the world is the way it is now
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#39
Jan 18, 2008
 
Harry Balzac wrote:
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No, this is not about "poor people getting screwed by the system", no matter how you try to spin it.
You don't see the distinction between fudging the books in private as opposed to waving a gun in someone's face, threatening them with bodily harm/death (which is the definition of assault) and where there is often battery as well? And then the police chase afterwards? White collar criminals are every bit as guilty for the theft, but there is no threat of violence and of course no chance of anyone getting "accidentally" shot and/or killed. This is why "burglary" is not classified as a violent crime, whereas "(armed) robbery" is.
Some professor you are!
Harry: The post I wrote was intended as irony. The point I was making, "Steal $20, go away for twten to twenty. Steal millions, go away for six months." Technically, robbery is theft with threat of violence. Burglary, by common law definition, is entry of a dwelling at night. The Chase exec is involved in theft, as were the Enron execs, for example. I knew that; look up "irony."
EndGame

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#40
Jan 18, 2008
 
I hope you drop the soap.
PeteRFNY

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#41
Jan 26, 2008
 
Here's a word of advice for you: if you're going to steal a million dollars, it's probably a smart idea to leave the country!
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New York, NY

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#42
Jan 29, 2008
 
Islander fan wrote:
is this the same guy who was involved with STIC and had islander season tickets???
What happened with the guy that was involved with STIC?
Mattie

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#43
Jul 10, 2013
 
good grief wrote:
bank robbery, atm robbery, check cashing scams, credit card fraud should all be charged as federal offenses, and when caught the criminals should do time in a federal prision. no more slap on the wrists, it's getting to way out of hand with these robberies.
He opened my savings account at that branch. Glad I had all my money transferred out in 2006 to AZ.

Thought he was a nice guy but he is a dirtbag.

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