• Former caregiver of couple sentenced for fraud
    The Associated Press | July 17,2014
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    BURLINGTON - A former caregiver convicted of stealing more than $65,000 from an elderly Charlotte couple in his care has been sentenced to two years in prison.

    Jamie Gene Thompson was charged with defrauding the by using their credit card and withdrawing from their investment account. Authorities said he used the money to pay his own credit card bills.

    The Burlington Free Press reported that Thompson was arrested by FBI agents in California in March of 2013.

    The FBI says he had become a live-in care provider for Albert Eardensohn and his wife in Charlotte after his release from prison for Social Security fraud in 2010.

    Court records show that he previous convictions for grand theft in Idaho and forgery/criminal impersonation in Arizona.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    Like the rest of you, Iíve spent the past week immersed in the local conversation about welcoming... Full Story
    Vermontís property laws were applied Wednesday to a galaxy far, far away. Full Story
    The Force on the fourth in court
    The Vermont Health Department is warning residents to take care to avoid potentially rabid... Full Story
    More Articles