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Feb. 21, 2017 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that Joann Perrino (DOB 04/11/56) of 39 Gramercy Ave., Yonkers, NY, pled guilty before Judge Barry Warhit on Feb. 17, 2017 to:

  • one count of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, a class “C”  Felony.

From Jan. 12, 2009 through May 19, 2014 the defendant used accounts in the name of the victim for her own personal use. In total, the defendant stole $987,428.87.

The defendant opened an account in the defendant’s name, initiated transfers and wrote checks from the victim’s account to pay for defendant’s personal expenses and those of the defendant’s family all without the knowledge, permission or authority of the victim.

The defendant used the victim’s funds to do such things as make car and mortgage payments, to pay for travel and spa treatments and on one occasion, the defendant spent $ 4,366.85 on clothes. 

The defendant was arrested by Town of Mamaroneck Police on May 22, 2014. The investigation into the defendant’s activities was conducted by this office.

Perrino remains out on $50,000 bail.

The defendant’s next court date is May 11, 2017 for all purposes.

She faces a maximum sentence of fifteen years in state prison.

As part of her sentence, the defendant will have a restitution judgement order entered against her in favor of the victim in the amount of $987,428.87.

Assistant District Attorney Nicole Gamble of the Economic Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.


Joann Perrino

Joann Perrino