10 January 2015

Woman accused of stealing from parents; Embezzlement charges; MONEY! GREED!

Agents with the S.C. Law Enforcement Division arrested a Fort Mill woman Thursday on accusations that she stole nearly $30,000 from her parents' checking account.

Amy Adams Baker, 49, of Baxter Village was charged with two counts of forgery, a felony that carries a penalty of up to 10 years in prison...


Elder abuse, embezzlement charges filed against piano shop owner

Schroeder Piano Company owner Peter Schroeder is the subject of 14 felony counts ranging from elder abuse to grand theft. PHOTO BY DAVE SCHWAB

After a months-long investigation, criminal charges have been filed by the District Attorney's Office against a Bird Rock merchant whose business practices have been called into question.

“There are 14 felony counts that I have filed against Peter Schroeder. Five are financial elder abuse, and the balance are either embezzlement or grand theft,” said Paul Greenwood of the DA’s office.


Viola Simonds

The tiny, frail senior sits on her bed in a sparse room, hungry, lonely and confused.

Her adult son yelled at the woman today and ordered her to stay in her room with no supper.

Although it’s her own home, she is too afraid to come out.

So she sits there, alone. And she cries.

Elder abuse.

It’s happening now, in your city, your town, even on your street.


Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2015/01/09/6687674_sled-arrests-fort-mill-woman-accused.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy

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