A federal grand jury returned the four-count indictment against
"Because of the complex nature of these case, the
Anglin is charged with two counts of fraud and two counts of making false statements to federal employees.
"Our investigators worked tirelessly on this appalling case to ensure
The indictment alleges Anglin began working for a successful real estate developer in
"I cannot articulate how disturbed I am by allegations in this case," said Constable
Anglin would also illegally convert the victim's assets by use of both his bank account and his credit cards, according to the indictment. In addition to using her access to the victim's banking accounts and business credit cards, the charges allege Anglin wired herself large amounts of money and used
The charges further allege that at no time during the fraud scheme was Anglin authorized to make these transfers or payments.
Anglin's scheme was uncovered when the victim's family began to question certain payments associated with his accounts, according to the indictment.
With the help of a
The scheme allegedly began in late 2015 and continued until approximately
If convicted of wire fraud, Anglin faces up to 20 years in federal prison, while a conviction for making false statements, carries a potential five-year-prison term.
The charges are the result of a renewed effort by law enforcement to protect America's older citizens from elder abuse.
Elder justice refers to a society's response to elder abuse, which includes physical abuse, caregiver neglect, financial exploitation, psychological abuse, sexual abuse and abandonment.
Elder fraud complaints may be filed with the