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Woman accused of stealing from Marcella's

Alleged thefts may have led to layoffs

The John D. Marcella and Son appliance store and distribution center on Lower Broadway in Schenectady is pictured at its opening in 2010.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The John D. Marcella and Son appliance store and distribution center on Lower Broadway in Schenectady is pictured at its opening in 2010.
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A former bookkeeper at John D. Marcella & Son Appliances in Schenectady is accused of embezzling possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company over a three-year period. Carrie Lafond, 41, of Schenectady, was arraigned Thursday and pleaded not guilty. She is formally accused of taking more than $50,000 from the business, but investigators are continuing to tally the total amount and say it could far exceed $50,000. Lafond worked at the family-owned company ...


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safny
July 17, 2014
5:24 p.m.

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So you can steal all that money and not have to post one cent of bail money??

reader1
July 18, 2014
5:29 a.m.

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Bail has to do with ensuring your appearance at court - is she a flight risk?

safny
July 18, 2014
6:43 a.m.

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Well, somewhere she has a substantial sum of money she stole - unless she spent it all already, she might be a flight risk. She's facing prison time. Of course I was trying to say she got special treatment in case anyone missed that.

reader1
July 19, 2014
9:03 a.m.

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Apparently the judge didn't feel that way. The point you were trying to make was clear, the rationale as to why she would receive it was missing.

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