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Tonawanda woman accused of scamming elderly relative

City of Tonawanda police made the arrest
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Posted at 5:07 PM, May 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-12 19:21:25-04

A Town of Tonawanda woman is under arrest, accused of stealing $84,000 from a family member's bank account.

Investigators with City of Tonawanda Police say 63-year-old Irene Rogenmoser some how got her name on the account in question and within minutes of getting approval from the bank she withdrew the money.  Detectives say the elderly relative involved does suffer from memory issues.

Investigators tell us a concerned relative tipped them off to the situation.

Rogenmoser is now charged with Grand Larceny.