East Rockaway woman arrested for allegedly stealing checks


An East Rockaway woman was arrested on Monday at 2:18 p.m. for allegedly stealing checks.

According to Nassau County police, Denise Moreno, 37, worked for an ophthalmologist in Hicksville, where she altered computer records, endorsed checks so that they would be deposited into her joint bank account and stole funds for her personal use from July 2016 through November 2017. She was arrested without incident.

Moreno is charged with second-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records and second-degree criminal possession of stolen property. She was scheduled to be arraigned on July 17 at the First District Court, in Hempstead.