Theft

Former long-term care ombudsman charged with stealing money from resident

Former long-term care ombudsman charged with stealing money from resident

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An Illinois woman has been arrested after allegedly attempting to steal more than $15,000 from an assisted living resident while serving as a long-term care ombudsman.

Assisted living aide will spend year in prison after resident theft

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An assisted living aide said the looming threat of becoming homeless was what prompted her to steal a resident's wallet and checkbook before eventually being arrested for forging $10,000 in checks.

Gender-bending thief targets Atlanta assisted living facilities

It's unclear from the surveillance video if the thief, donned in nursing scrubs, an identification badge and what appears to be a large black curly wig, is a man or a woman. But one thing is certain: three assisted living centers in the Atlanta area have reported cases of theft or attempted theft, including stolen credit cards.