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Sentencing in Stolen Money Order Case

Albany County District Attorney David Soares

 

 

Press Release

September 13, 2017

 

 

Sentencing in Stolen Money Order Case 

 

 

 

 

 

ALBANY, NY – District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that DAWEDO SANON, 22, of Albany, was sentenced to 6 months in Albany County Jail to be followed by 5 years of Post Release Supervision, before the Honorable Thomas A. Breslin in Albany County Supreme Court this morning.

On July 19, 2017, SANON was found guilty after a jury trial of (1) Count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, a Class D Felony, (1) Count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, a Class D Felony and (1) Count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor.

A jury found that on August 30, 2016, SANON deposited four stolen United States Postal money orders at different SEFCU Bank branches located around Albany County, totaling a value of $3,992. On September 1, 2016, SANON withdrew the money from her account and then on the same day attempted to deposit another stolen money order at a different SEFCU location but was suspected to be fraudulent by a teller and was denied.

SANON was observed by a security camera in each of the banks depositing and cashing the stolen money orders, and was apprehended soon after these incidents took place.

Assistant District Attorney Collin D’Arcy of the General Felonies Unit prosecuted this case.

For more information please contact the Albany County District Attorney’s Office at [email protected]





 

 

 

 

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