A former doctor who had progressive Alzheimer’s disease and dementia was defrauded out of nearly $4 million dollars of her assets. The woman’s attorney has filed a financial exploitation lawsuit seeking $3.9 million in damages against the German couple who defrauded the former doctor. The elderly abuse lawsuit alleges that a German couple who owned a spa where the victim spent her last years used fraud and undue influence to financially exploit the victim. The lawsuit states that the couple illegally transferred nearly $4 million of the woman’s assets for their own benefit. It claims that the German couple was granted power of attorney over the victim’s affairs in 2007 and overseers of her will during her stay at the German spa. Financial exploitation has become one of the most common forms of elderly abuse. To read more about the elderly abuse, please click the link.