Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
A 94-year-old retired city engineer diagnosed with dementia was bilked out of $350,000 by a nursing assistant who rehabbed her home, gave money to family members, and bought herself a Mercedes-Benz with his money, according to prosecutors.
A north suburban woman swindled $30,000 from an elderly man to buy items for herself including gasoline, a refrigerator and a home theater system, according to authorities.
A Palatine woman has been arrested on charges she stole more than $200,000 from her 98-year-old grandmother.
A suburban bank manager is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the accounts of an elderly man.
A Melrose Park man has been charged with stealing more than $900,000 from his late aunt, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.
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