SCOTIA – A Glenville man arrested in June, accused of taking $60,000 from a Scotia resident under supervision of Schenectady County Adult Protective Services is now charged with trying to discard evidence during his arrest, state police said.
Jason L. Pigliavento, 40, of Glenville, was charged in June with three counts of third-degree grand larceny and other charges.
He was accused of taking the money from the Scotia resident’s bank account. The investigation began after state police received notification of suspicious activity in the finances of a client supervised by Schenectady County Adult Protective Services, troopers said.
Pigliavento, however, saw charges added this past week related to his June arrest, state police said. He now faces new counts of second-degree identity theft and two counts of tampering with physical evidence, felonies.
He is now accused of attempting to discard two credit cards while in custody June 10, state police said.
The investigation determined the credit cards had been taken out in the name of the same victim he is accused of stealing from, state police said.
He is accused also accused of setting up a PayPal account in the victim’s name and using it to send himself money, state police said.