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Woman Admits To Theft, Forgery

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OLD FORGE — A woman in Lackawanna County faces charges she swindled her family’s business out of thousands.

DeLane Rhodes from Taylor surrendered Wednesday.

Court papers show she admitted stealing $115,000 from Fetchen Sheet Metal in Old Forge between 2008 and last year.

According to investigators, Rhodes paid herself more than $40,000 in overtime she never worked at the business.

She also admitted to forging signatures on checks to pay for gambling.


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