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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As part of a plea agreement, Hanlon pleaded no contest to a single felony count of elder fiduciary abuse in San Fernando Court and accepted a sentence of either 500 hours working on a state road cleanup crew or six months in jail.
Canyon Country resident Linda Hanlon, 51, was arrested Thursday afternoon at a Saugus business and booked at the Santa Clarita sheriff's station on one felony count of elder fiduciary abuse, authorities said.
SANTA CLARITA - A woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of fiduciary abuse of an elder, and she is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail, capping an investigation that spanned more than two years, authorities said.
Janice Baldridge, who earlier pleaded no contest to elder fiduciary abuse, was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $151,178, court officials said.
Janice Baldridge, who pleaded no-contest to elder fiduciary abuse, is due to be sentenced Thursday in Lancaster Superior Court for what investigators and family said amounted to wiping out 89-year-old George A.