Salesmen steal $1.3 million from trading card store

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Three men have admitted to stealing $1.3 million from a Town of Tonawanda trading card store where they worked as salesmen.

Aaron Hollars, 31, of West Seneca, Anthony Martone, 30, of Amherst, and David Woods, 25, of Williamsville have pleaded guilty to second-degree grand larceny.

According to the Erie County District Attorney’s Office, Hollars stole more than $800,000 from Dave and Adam’s Card World on Sheridan Drive from January 2013 through July 17 of this year. Martone stole more than $100,000 while Woods stole more than $400,000.

Prosecutors say the men took advantage of a computer software flaw used to process retail transactions.

Each defendant faces up to 15 years in prison when they are sentenced on January 8. 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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