Caregiver accused of exploitation of elderly

A woman entrusted to care for a 71-year-old Augusta woman has been charged with exploitation of the elderly.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Marvin Tucker filed a complaint Friday against Gloria Couch, 59. Couch was given access to a bank card of his mother, Susan Tucker, but only to make purchases related to her care.

According to the report, Couch is suspected of making personal purchases and taking out cash to about $20,000.

 

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Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:35

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