Thursday, May 17, 2007

Ex Manager of Nursing Home Charged Residents Rent !

MISSOULA — The former manager of a senior-living center here is charged with financial elder abuse and theft for allegedly having residents write rent checks to him and using his son’s medical problems to get residents to give him money.

Ron Nelson, 51, of Hamilton, is accused of taking nearly $50,000.

An investigation eventually led to more than 20 residents saying Nelson duped them into handing over thousands of dollars, police said.

Nelson has cooperated with detectives, but maintains he cared for the residents and accepted the money only as gifts.

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