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8 years prison for Nevada woman for elder exploitation

Posted: 6:08 PM, Oct 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-23 01:08:51Z

A 62-year-old northern Nevada woman has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison for guardianship abuse of her 93-year-old father.    

Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced the sentencing Monday of Vicky Jo Adams of Douglas County for exploiting an older person and converting funds entrusted to her for her personal use between April and December 2017.    

Prosecutors say she defrauded John Lindblade of more than $260,000.    

In addition to sentencing Adams to 30 to 96 months in prison, Judge James Todd Russell ordered her to pay $264,000 in restitution.