Regulators Attempt to Curb Financial Elder Abuse

Regulators Tell Banks Reporting Suspected Financial Elder Abuse is Not Privacy Violation On September 24th, federal regulators informed money managers and banks that reporting suspected financial elder abuse was not a violation of federal privacy laws. According to the Government Accountability Office, financial elder abuse is epidemic, draining $2.9 billion from senior citizens’ accounts in … [Read more...]

Former Nursing Home Employees Charged with Financial Elder Abuse

Two Former Nursing Home Employees Arrested and Charged with Theft, Financial Elder Abuse Two former workers at a Perry County, Arkansas nursing home face multiple felony counts of financial elder abuse, after it was discovered that they stole money from the nursing home’s trust fund for the residents. Jewel Darlene English, 48, and Sharla Renea Christie, 35, who are both from Perryville, are … [Read more...]

SC Woman Stole More than $72K from Elderly Patient, Charged with Financial Elder Abuse

Woman Charged with Financial Elder Abuse for Stealing Social Security Checks from Elderly Woman for Months A Midlands resident has been charged with financial elder abuse after she reportedly stole more than $72,000 from a 74-year-old female patient for a period of 10 months. Sun Hee Chun, 57, has been arrested and charged with exploitation of a vulnerable adult. She was arrested on Thursday, … [Read more...]

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Author Suffered Financial Elder Abuse

In Lawsuit Against Former Lit Agent, Famous Author Claims Financial Elder Abuse Harper Lee, now 87 years old, is a celebrated author most famous for her literary classic court room drama “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which is required reading for middle and high school students across the country. However, Lee recently filed a lawsuit against her former literary agent, alleging financial elder … [Read more...]