Articles Tagged with elderly

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A 79-year-old woman with health issues was ordered by the state’s attorney to turn herself in so that she can be jailed before her initial hearing for allegations of insurance fraud.

Daisy Mae Williams, 79, is from Miami-Dade, where she is currently a minister. She was previously a teacher for 35-years and is a mother of 5, and a great grandmother of 22 children.

Williams has never had a legal problem but recently was accused of insurance fraud.

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A man is facing felony charges after the son of an 88-year-old woman reported that he watched on webcam as the employee sexually violate his mother in her residential senior care facility.

52-year-old Olabamidele Bewaji is an employee at The Pillars of Mankato Senior and Assisted Living Facility in Minnesota.

An 83-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s resides in one of the apartments on the premises. Her son reported that her room contains several live video streaming cameras to keep an eye on her well-being as needed.

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A felon from Michigan who filled in the employment section of his court documents with the word “criminal” will serve a prison sentence for robbing his elderly aunt.

47-year-old Monroe Nugent Jr. lives in Saginaw. He has been convicted for nine felonies and has served six prison terms.

In November 2019, Nugent went to his aunt’s residence, which is also in Saginaw.

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37-year-old Kimberly Victoria Diggins lives in Port Charlotte, and used to work for Brightstar Care: In-Home Care & Medical Staffing Agency as a health aide.

On September 2, Diggins was reportedly in charge of taking care of a woman with stage 4 pancreatic cancer when the patient’s regular aide was unable to work her shift at the last minute.

Beginning at midnight, and for a period of approximately 11-hours, Diggins reportedly stayed at the residence to provide care for the woman. The patient and her spouse slept through the night while Diggins was at their home.

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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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