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Woman Charged with Identity Theft at a Nursing Home

A nursing-home worker is accused of stealing the identity of a resident living under her care. Employees at the nursing home contacted the Sheriff’s department when they received credit card statements for the resident with charges that had not been authorized. She supposedly bought furniture, a television and other items with the resident’s credit card and forged the resident’s signature to steal money from two bank accounts. She is accused of taking $16,000 from the elderly resident. Financial exploitation of nursing home residents has become all too commonplace. To learn more about this incident of financial exploitation and elder abuse, please click the link.