Husband and Wife Charged In Scam Against Elderly Assisted Living Resident

The husband of a woman facing charges on elder abuse has also been charged as new developments have unfolded.  The couple is accused of stealing from a relative living in an assisted living home.

According to police, the couple spent $83,000 of Jackie Humphrey's life savings in Hamilton County. The woman, a relative, had power of attorney over Humphrey's financial affairs. Another relative has since been given power of attorney.

Her husband has no been charged with theft over $60,000. A warrant for the same charge is still pending on his wife. A civil suit also claims $800,000 remains unaccounted for. This complaint alleges that the woman paid $165,000 for a home with Humphrey's savings. For more, read the story.


Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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