Tuesday, November 19, 2013
BUENA VISTA, Ga. (AP) -- Bond has been set for two college students whose mother is accused of scamming an elderly man out of money they paid tuition with.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent Danny Jackson told the Rome News-Tribune (http://bit.ly/17hf1SH ) 54-year-old Kathryn Dawsey and her 19 and 22-year-old daughters were set to appear in court Monday.
Jackson says Kathryn Dawsey is accused of convincing the 91-year-old victim to grant her power of attorney. Jackson says she made transactions from his account after a court order restricted her from accessing his money.
Court officials say Dawsey is being held without bond in the Marion County jail on charges of theft and exploitation of an elderly adult.
Dawsey's daughters face similar charges, and their bonds have been set at $50,000. It's unclear if they have attorneys.
(Copyright 2013, The Associated Press)