Attorney General Chris Carr Announces Charges in Elder Exploitation Case

Coosa Valley News

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a Cherokee County Grand Jury charged Reginald Keith with one count of Racketeering (O.C.G.A. § 16-14-4(a)) and one count of Exploitation of an Elder Person (O.C.G.A. § 30-5-8(a)).

“Elder financial abuse is a tragic and evolving problem in our state, one that is particularly devastating when perpetrated by a family member,” said Attorney General Carr. “We will not hesitate to investigate and prosecute anyone engaging in these criminal activities. The Office of the Attorney General will continue to make it a priority to protect our state’s most vulnerable citizens and will be even more focused in the future on ending the scourge of elder abuse in Georgia.”

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