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Posts tagged "Financial Exploitation"

DOJ Senior Exploitation Crackdown Targets Financial Abuse

A recent announcement covered by ABC News, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) made a statement while in Florida regarding their goals for preserving the safety and finances of seniors. The DOJ senior exploitation crackdown initiative has announced plans to focus the overwhelming brunt of its efforts on prosecuting international financial exploitation scams. The DOJ … Continue reading DOJ Senior Exploitation Crackdown Targets Financial Abuse

Sioux City Resident Robbery Concludes With Caretaker’s Plea

The story of a Sioux City resident robbery has begun to conclude with justice for the victim. 52-year-old, Ronald Taylor, has reversed his plea on the count of stealing large quantities of money from his ward, The Sioux City resident robbery began on July 28, 2017, and continued until June 2019. During that time, Ronald … Continue reading Sioux City Resident Robbery Concludes With Caretaker’s Plea

Foley Financial Exploitation Targets Four Nursing Home Residents

On Jan. 22, 2020, reporters at AL.com described the arrest of a 19-year-old woman from Foley, South Carolina who was arrested in connection with the financial exploitation of at least four residents of a nursing home that she was employed at. The Foley financial exploitation case, reports say, could result in significant jail time for … Continue reading Foley Financial Exploitation Targets Four Nursing Home Residents

Florida Social Security Fraud Sends Former Mrs. Florida to Jail

A former Mrs. Florida faces time in jail after she stole her mother’s social security checks to use for her own gain according to the Naples Daily News. Karyn Turk recently pleaded guilty to the Florida Social Security fraud and now faces one month of jail time, five months of house arrest, and over 100 … Continue reading Florida Social Security Fraud Sends Former Mrs. Florida to Jail

Palm Desert Theft Deprives Elderly Resident of Over $1800

A 75-year-old woman has spoken out recently about a Palm Desert theft that deprived her of several of her possessions, as well as a significant amount of cash, after a stay at the ManorCare nursing home. The theft has gone on to spark dissent between the resident and the ManorCare company as the struggle to … Continue reading Palm Desert Theft Deprives Elderly Resident of Over $1800

Tuscon Nursing Home Fraud Cheats Residents of Over $100,000

The Arizona Attorney General’s office has brought fraud charges against a Tuscon nursing home owner. The Tuscon nursing home fraud case alleges that Jerone Davis scammed over a dozen nursing home residents out of their money. According to reports from The Arizona Star’s Tuscon.com, fourteen elderly residents have been robbed of over $100,000 in fees … Continue reading Tuscon Nursing Home Fraud Cheats Residents of Over $100,000

Wichita Elder Theft of $85,000 Results in Guardian’s Arrest

A recent story by Kansas’ ABC Kake News told the story of a Wichita woman stealing $85,000 from an elderly man. The Wichita elder theft allegedly involved manipulating an 88-year-old Navy veteran with Alzheimer’s. According to reporters and law enforcement agents, the perpetrator of the Wichita elder theft, Laurie Nowlin, had the elderly gentleman sign … Continue reading Wichita Elder Theft of $85,000 Results in Guardian’s Arrest

Power of Attorney Abuse Lands Iowa Man in Jail For Spending $23,000

On September 5th, the Siouxland News reported a man for allegedly spending the money of a ward inappropriately under his power of attorney. The alleged perpetrator of this power of attorney abuse is a 52-year-old man named Ronald Taylor. According to Woodbury County court documents, Sioux City resident Ronald Taylor has been accused of dependent … Continue reading Power of Attorney Abuse Lands Iowa Man in Jail For Spending $23,000