fiduciary abuse


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fiduciary abuse

Unlawful appropriation and misuse of money held in custody on behalf of a dependent.
See also: abuse

fiduciary abuse

(fi-doo'she-er?e, du') [L. fiduciarius, held in trust] See: abuse
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Nahin pleaded guilty to fiduciary abuse of the elderly, grand theft by embezzlement, taking more than $500,000 during the commission of multiple felonies and excessive taking of more than $1 million.
He is charged with nine counts of grand theft, two counts of elder fiduciary abuse and one count each of preparing false evidence for court and unauthorized practice of law.
Nahin, 49, who now lives in Acton, faces nine counts of grand theft, two counts of elder fiduciary abuse, one count of preparing false evidence for count and one count of unauthorized practice of law.
Burl Looney, 56, and Judy Looney, 54, of Palmdale are charged with forgery, attempted elder fiduciary abuse and attempted grand theft against Joseph Wickers, who died last month at a Littlerock board-and-care home.
Baldridge, 51, has pleaded not guilty to the charges of elder fiduciary abuse.