Pinellas County Resident Arrested for Exploitation of an Elderly Person
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office today arrested Curtis Johnson, 55, for exploiting an elderly person. Johnson possessed power of attorney for an elderly relative residing in an assisted living facility and arranged for the relative's pension checks to be electronically deposited into an account under Johnson's control. According to the MFCU investigation, Johnson did not pay the monthly responsibility for the relative to stay in the facility, and instead used the money for personal benefit.
- Date:October 3, 2017
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies