Former bank employee accused of stealing from elderly customers

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former bank employee has been accused of stealing around $35,000 in cash from the bank accounts of seven elderly Lockport residents.

State Police arrested Vickie Fritton, currently of Spring Hill, Florida, on charges of third degree grand larceny and first degree scheme to defraud on Thursday. Troopers say Fritton stole $10,000 from the bank account of an elderly man while working at a Lockport-area bank. A subsequent internal investigation revealed she allegedly stole an additional $25,000 from six other elderly bank customers.

Fritton is due back in court in May. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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