Albany woman arrested for alleged theft of $100K in rent

Albany County

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York state police say they arrested Wen M. Lu, 55, of Albany on Tuesday and charged her with a felony for reportedly stealing rent checks.

State Police say their investigation determined that Lu collected over $100,000 in rent checks meant for a Saratoga County business. She then allegedly deposited the funds into a fraudulent bank account she made to hide the theft.

Investigators say she used the money for personal expenses.

Lu is charged with second-degree grand larceny. This class C felony is worth up to 15 years with a conviction.

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