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Sonoma Co. counselor arrested for elder abuse and theft (CA)

Santa Rosa police arrested a self-employed counselor for elderly clients on suspicion of defrauding $26,000 from a woman over the last four months, a police sergeant said. Andrew Ross, 46, of Healdsburg, became a trustee of the 86-year-old woman’s personal checking account in October and made several electronic transfers to his personal accounts, Sgt. Lisa Keep Reading…


Ex-legal secretary admits estate thefts (OH)

GREENVILLE — A former legal secretary who admitted to stealing from estates could be sentenced to nearly three years in prison. Lynette Foureman is to be sentenced Aug. 17 after pleading guilty Monday in Darke County Common Pleas Court to two counts of felony grand theft and one count of felony theft. She remains free Keep Reading…


Family divided over millionaire’s mental competence (TX)

The fear of aging really is the fear of losing control of your life. Loss of control can manifest itself in a physical or mental deterioration that robs you of your independence. It also cam stem from intrafamily legal squabbles that turn you into a mere pawn of the guardianship process, forced to sit back Keep Reading…


Finra files complaint against broker for trying to inherit $1.8M from client with Alzheimer’s (AZ)

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has filed a complaint against a broker who allegedly took advantage of a client with Alzheimer’s disease in attempt to inherit nearly $2 million. The regulator said that in 2009 John Waszolek, who was at UBS Wealth Management at the time, “took unfair advantage” of an 81-year-old client, identified Keep Reading…


Celebrity daughter shares her fight against elder abuse (CA)

LAGUNA WOODS – Kerri Kasem, daughter of late radio personality Casey Kasem, spoke about her campaign against elder abuse June 15 at City Hall during a program presented by Laura’s House, a nonprofit aiding victims of domestic abuse. The event was held in conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and aimed to educate the Keep Reading…

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