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Grand Larceny Scheme
A Chappaqua couple is facing First Degree Grand Larceny charges in connection with an elaborate six year scheme in which they allegedly defrauded a noted pianist and composer of at least six million dollars by fabricating various security threats and scenarios to bilk him out of the money.
Westchester D.A. Janet DiFiore says between August 2004 and October 2010, 39 year old Helga Invarsdottir of Hollow Oak Road, Chappaqua and 36 year old Vickram Bedi of the same address, allegedly extorted money from the unidentified victim through their company, Datalink Computer Services. The victim was described by officials as both a noted pianist and composer who is also the great-grandson and great grand-nephew of the two brothers who founded Schlumberger Ltd, a multi-national oilfield servcies company with headquarters in Houston, Texas and with offices in Paris,France and the Hague.
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