LOCKPORT – An updated indictment against a Niagara Falls woman, unsealed Friday, charged her with 69 counts of passing bogus checks and fraudulently using credit cards between April and July of this year.
The indictment against Tasheen N. Dillard, 32, of Cedar Avenue, supersedes one from two months ago that included only eight counts. Dillard pleaded not guilty in State Supreme Court.
Co-defendants in the indictment, all facing far fewer charges than Dillard, include Demetrius M. Davis, 33, of 16th Street, Niagara Falls; Akeyta M. Fambo, 29, of West Avenue, Buffalo; and Krystal H. Pesoncko, 21, of Johnson City.
Assistant District Attorney Brian D. Seaman said 13 individuals were victimized in the alleged scams. Dillard faces 35 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, 22 counts of identity theft, 10 counts of grand larceny and two counts of scheming to defraud.