Brattleboro caregiver accused of stealing from elderly patient

Published: Feb. 22, 2021 at 11:50 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 23, 2021 at 6:11 AM EST
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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (WCAX) - A Brattleboro woman faces charges of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an elderly man she was caring for.

Police say they were tipped off in November 2019. After a lengthy investigation, they say they determined Laura Hatfield, 42, stole more than $225,000 from the victim over a three-year period without his permission or for his benefit.

Hatfield is due in court on charges of embezzlement.

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