Montcalm County woman stole from 90-year-old in her care says state AG

by: staff

RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan Attorney General’s office says a 56-year-old woman is accused of stealing money from a 90-year-old woman in her care was arraigned Thursday.

The AG says Teri Marie Miller of Edmore is accused of stealing from the victim’s bank account and using her Discover Card to obtain cash advances without permission. She took between $50,000 to $100,000,

The police report says the victim was being cared for by her daughter and son-in-law. In October 2018, the daughter unexpectedly died. The son-in-law then hired Miller, his sister, to take care of her, according to the AG.

Authorities say Miller faces one count of embezzlement from a vulnerable adult, $100,000, one count of embezzlement from a vulnerable adult, $1,000 or more but less than $20,000, one count of using a computer to commit a crime, three counts of using a financial transaction device without consent and one count of tax – failure to file.