Man indicted for four bank robberies in WNY

Posted at 6:59 AM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 06:59:19-05

A 37-year-old man has been indicted in connection to at least four bank robberies and he's suspected in several others.

Casey Swain, 37, of Buffalo was indicted on 12 counts Monday by a federal grand jury, including bank robbery, bank larceny and entering banks with intent to commit larceny.

See the suspect in 10 of these robberies in our photo gallery

Swain allegedly first robbed the First Niagara Bank branch on Clinton Street in Buffalo in April 2015. The indictment accuses of robbing First Niagara branches in Lackawanna, Niagara Falls and Kenmore.

Prosecutors say the robberies involved the robber passing similar notes which demanded that the money provided contain no bank security devices and instructed the victims not to make any eye contact or sudden movement.

Officials say 12 similar bank robberies followed the first one, but so far, Swain is only charged in connection to four robberies.

With all the charges he's facing for the four robberies, if he's convicted, Swain faces up to 20 years in prison.





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