Woman Accused Of Stealing $75K From Parents For Cosmetic Surgery, DrugsA 54-year-old Lakeland woman is accused of stealing more than $75,000 from her parents in order to fund a tummy tuck, breast lift and her prescription drug addiction. According to the Dakota County Attorney's Office, Kristen Mary Kruzel was charged Wednesday with three counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
Charge: Health Care Worker Stole $4,000 From Vulnerable AdultsA health care worker at REM Woodvale Plain Inc. in Albert Lea, has been accused of stealing more than $4,000 from seven vulnerable adults who the employee took care of between August 2011 and May 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Freeman To Announce Bill To Protect VulnerableA new bill being introduced this session would make neglecting a vulnerable adult a more serious crime.
Man Sentenced For Stealing $120K From Vulnerable AdultsThe husband of a nursing assistant has been sentenced to three years in prison for helping to steal more than $120,000 from vulnerable adults that were under her care.