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AG Secures Indictment Against Woman Who Allegedly Stole Over $80,000 From Nursing Home Resident

on July 11, 2019 - 9:26am
Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Attorney General Hector Balderas announced wednesday that Guadalulpe Evelyn Kingston was indicted by an Otero County Grand Jury on 18 felony charges including Exploitation, Forgery, Unlawful use of a Debit Card, Theft of Identity and Falsification of Documents, for allegedly stealing more than $80,000 from an elderly nursing home resident who suffers from dementia.
 
“Protecting New Mexican senior citizens and other vulnerable populations from exploitation and abuse is my top priority,” Balderas said. “While I cannot comment specifically on the facts of the pending case, I want New Mexicans to have a heightened sense of awareness around the dangers of elder abuse and exploitation and the need to protect themselves against pervasive crimes that frequently target our seniors.”
 
This case was investigated and will be prosecuted by the Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division.

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