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Ontario woman pleads guilty to bank fraud


ROCHESTER -- Cortney Vogt, 37, of Ontario, pleaded guilty to bank fraud, a charge that carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.

Prosecutor say that from September, 2013 to September, 2015, Vogt used her position at SalesSource International, a Rochester business, to forge and personally negotiate 132 business checks. The checks were drawn on an account at Canandaigua National Bank. In total, the defendant defrauded SalesSource and Canandaigua National Bank out of more than $134,000.

The plea is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Adam S. Cohen.

Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 8.