Buffalo Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
BUFFALO, NY—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Adlyn Marie Echevarria Robles, 21, of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty to bank robbery before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie G. Foschio. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, or both.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Catherine Baumgarten, who is handling the case, stated that on July 5, 2013, the defendant entered the M&T Bank at 1580 Hertel Avenue in Buffalo. Robles passed the teller a demand note threatening the use of a weapon. The teller gave the defendant a specific amount of money.
On July 24, 2013, the defendant entered the M&T Bank at 709 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo and passed the teller a demand note threatening the use of a weapon. The teller gave Robles a specific amount of money.
The plea is the culmination of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sentencing will take place at a later date before Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny.