LONG ISLAND, NY – The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Massapequa woman on Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:45 a.m. for Grand Larceny that occurred in East Meadow.
According to Crimes Against Property detectives, an investigation was conducted in conjunction with the Economic Crimes Bureau of the Nassau County District Attorney’s office that determined Crystal Smalls, 39 of 31 Joan Lane had stolen in excess of fifty thousand dollars ($50,0000) from her employer Auto World Kia located at 2520 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow.
Crystal Smalls, 39, of Massapequa is charged with Grand Larceny 2nd Degree after she stole over fifty thousand dollars while she worked as a controller for Auto World Kia in East Meadow. She was arraigned on July 7 in Hempstead.
Between June 2013 and July 2014 Smalls was employed as a controller and was responsible for making deposits for the company. Smalls would remove cash from deposits and alter slips only reflecting the deposit of the checks. She was placed under arrest on Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 10:45 a.m. without incident.
Smalls is charged with Grand Larceny 2nd degree and two counts of Falsifying Business Records 1st degree. She was arraigned on July 7, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead
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