LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Dansville overnight caregiver admitted to forging checks and wiring money from an elderly woman for whom she was caring int he amount of $2,800.
Ann Rauber, 41, pled guilty to Forgery in the Second Degree on Tuesday, and Assistant District Attorney Justin Hill said is looking at 2 to 4 years in prison as a second felony offender.
Rauber was also arraigned on Tuesday on a new 9-count felony indictment for allegedly depositing $2,000 in checks into a fraudulent checking account in an apparent attempt to cover transactions she had made. The new indictment charges four counts of Identity Theft in the First Degree, four counts of Forgery in the Second Degree, and one count of Attempted Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree.
Rauber has past felony convictions for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree out of Livingston County court and a Scheme to Defraud out of the Village of Geneseo.
At the request of Rauber’s attorney, Public Defender Marcea Clark Tetamore, Judge Robert Wiggins reserved on bail on the new indictment, so that Rauber would have until Thursday to make arrangements to go to jail.