Man arrested for stealing nearly $16,000 from business that helps elderly or disabled

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A man is facing exploitation of an elderly or disabled person charges accused of writing personal checks to himself from checkbooks for a business meant to help the elderly or disabled.

Thaddeus Tilden Meyers, 55, was arrested on 5 counts of exploitation of an elderly person after a Georgia Bank and trust worker called the Richmond County Sheriff's Office in reference to a fraud on April 24 at 1:47 p.m., an incident report said.

The worker said Meyers is authorized to write checks for a company business called Support Solutions. However, Meyers is not authorized to write personal checks to himself. The Georgia Bank and Trust worker said Meyers wrote out, signed and cashed checks to himself, according to the incident report.

A Bank representative told investigators Meyers wrote a check for $6,800 off one account and more checks off of 9 other counts totaling $9,050.