LOCKPORT – A Johnson City woman pleaded guilty Friday in State Supreme Court to playing a role in a forged check and credit card caper that may have resulted in the theft of more than $60,000.
Krystal H. Pesoncko, 22, admitted to fourth-degree grand larceny and was scheduled for sentencing May 17 by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.
Thursday, co-defendant Demetrius M. Davis, 33, of 16th Street, Niagara Falls, pleaded guilty to the same charge. He is to be sentenced by Kloch May 16.
Previously, Shana L. Wallace, 21, of Hawley Street, Lockport, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. Her sentencing date is April 24. Akeyta M. Fambo, 29, of West Avenue, Buffalo, admitted to fourth-degree grand larceny and is to be sentenced April 15.
The alleged ringleader was Tasheen N. Dillard, 32, of Cedar Avenue, Niagara Falls, who is under indictment on 69 counts of possession of forged instruments, identity theft, grand larceny and scheming to defraud. Dillard allegedly printed bogus checks based on account information stolen from a Town of Niagara man’s mailbox.