Financial Elder Abuse Scam Lands SC Man in Jail

SC Resident Guilty of Financial Elder Abuse Scam on California Man A resident of South Carolina pleaded guilty in September to charges of financial elder abuse in California after he created a fake sweepstakes scam that stole the life savings of a former Catholic priest living in San Diego. Earl Roberts, Jr, 31 years old, pleaded guilty last month to theft from an elderly person, which is a … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Owner Faces Medicare Fraud Charges, Other Federal Charges

Ohio Nursing Home Owner Faces Medicare Fraud Charges, Theft, Abuse The owner of a nursing home in Zanesville, Ohio has been arrested on 39 criminal and federal charges that were uncovered by a patient abuse investigation, including Medicare fraud charges. Steven L. Hitchens, 58, was indicted on Thursday, June 26th on multiple federal charges including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a … [Read more...]