Articles Tagged with elderly

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A man is facing many charges after allegedly getting drunk and threatening the life of an elderly relative, as well as trying to intimidate the responding authorities by reportedly pretending he was a federal agent.

52-year-old George L. Fusco is a former resident of Brookville, Pennsylvania, who worked in the office of the federal forestry service in the Allegheny National Forest. He tendered his resignation in the summer of 2019.

Recently, Fusco was at a residence in Mt. Pleasant Township with a 72-year-old woman with whom he is related.

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An unmasked Florida man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting an elderly man shopping at a gas station convenience store due to a disagreement over social distancing protocol.

On the evening of September 8, a 24-year-old man and a 70-year-old man were both frequenting the Citgo gas station convenience store.

The elderly man noticed that the younger shopper was not wearing a face covering, and he assessed the distance between the two was much closer than the 6-foot protocol meant to protect against the possible spread of COVID-19.

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A woman in the care of her daughter and granddaughter was reportedly discovered in a health-compromising state of neglect, and the authorities have charged the caregiving family members for the allegations.

47-year-old Shannon Tipton lives with and cares for her 74-year-old mother, of whom she has financial power of attorney, at a residence in Pittsylvania County. Shannon’s daughter, 26-year-old Brianna Tipton, also lives at the address. It was reported that Shannon is given payment from Medicare for the aid she provides to her mother.

On March 18, Sovah Hospital in Danville was administering treatment and care to Shannon’s mother, and after putting a Foley catheter in place the woman was released and allowed to return home.

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An employee of a Florida hospital has been accused of sucking on an elderly patient’s toes while she slept in her bed.

23-year-old Frantz Beldorin was working his shift as a sitter at Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Meyers on Monday night.

When Beldorin went into one of the patient’s rooms an event reportedly transpired involving the elderly woman who was sleeping in her bed.

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Two arrests were made after the authorities allegedly traced FedEx packages containing $81,000 to a suspect reportedly wrongfully charging people money for removing viruses from their computers.

Last Thursday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office reportedly received a call from a person who wished to remain anonymous. The caller, who asserted that they were the victim, reported a situation involving the elderly New Jersey resident being scammed out of money. The person said they thought they had sent $11,000 to someone who called to inform them that they had a computer virus and would remove it for a fee, but after mailing the money they suspected they had been scammed.

When the authorities investigated the claim they reportedly uncovered details that appeared to coincide with those that the caller had given. It was allegedly found that someone who was offering their services to remove computer viruses was using FedEx shipments as a means of accepting payment.

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The 26-year-old wife of a 77-year-old millionaire is facing several theft-related charges after she allegedly tried to fraudulently obtain $1 million of his money without his knowledge.

Lin Helena Halfon, an Israel native, and her husband Richard Rappaport, the president of a Tampa-based medical device distribution company called Panther Medical, have been married for approximately 7-months. The couple reportedly lives separately with Halfon residing in her own apartment.

Last November, Halfon reportedly visited Amscot Financial in Tampa and presented a cashier’s check made out to her husband to the teller, and allegedly informed the staff that she and Rappaport planned to use the cash for the purchase of a yacht in Miami. The request was denied due to the fact that Rappaport was not present at the time.

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When a Walmart greeter had a disagreement with a customer over whether an item had been paid for the man allegedly assaulted the worker causing injury to the elderly man.

42-year-old Craig Valentine was shopping at a Walmart near Houston on Friday evening.

After checking out, Valentine made his way toward the exit door with his purchases where 75-year-old Mohindra Radhawa was stationed for his shift as the greeter.

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A Yonkers man has been accused of violently assaulting a 78-year-old woman on the subway after she reportedly threatened to harm him and his family.

On March 10, 36-year-old Marc Gomez was riding a Subway in The Bronx with his fiancée and her preteen daughter when they encountered an elderly homeless woman who was lying across a row of seats.

The woman, who was preventing passengers from sitting during the ride, was said to have turned her attention toward Gomez and his family-to-be as she became boisterous in an assumed attempt to intimidate them.

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An elderly woman was taken into custody when she was allegedly seen topless while drinking from a box of wine in public just after sunrise.

81-year-old Mary Ellen Stewart of Kenneth City was sitting on a bench on the premises of a St. Petersburg hospital just after 7:30 am on Thursday when some of the staff members reportedly witnessed her drinking from a box of wine without a shirt on, leaving her breasts exposed to the public.

Law enforcement arrived at the location and when they spotted Stewart they reported that she was not wearing anything to cover her top half. Additionally, they allegedly saw her holding a box of Sunset Blush wine above her head and drinking the contents straight from the attached spout.

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A federal investigation of a company in Irvine that offers financial and insurance services has led to charges for three executives of the firm who have allegedly been found to have stolen investments totaling over $4 million from several elderly clients.

50-year-old Mehmet Fatih Biyikoglu is the CEO and founder of Five Star Financial Services, LLC, a financial management and insurance firm in Orange County. 58-year-old Anna Marie Holt serves as the company’s president and chief operating officer, and Ida Shaghoian, 38, was a sales agent who was also once married to Biyikoglu.

The company practices have been under investigation that has led to accusations against Biyikoglu, Holt, and Shaghoian purporting that between 2014 and 2015 they recruited clients, typically elderly people, and assured them that if they invested into certificates of deposit they would earn significant returns. Instead of taking the clients’ money and putting it into a JP Morgan Chase Bank CD account as promised, the suspects have been accused of taking over $4 million in investments and using the cash for personal items such as real estate, jewelry, and expensive automobiles.

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