Georgia man sentenced to 15 years in elder abuse case


CHEROKEE COUNTY, Georgia (WDEF) – A Cherokee County man has pleaded guilty to exploitation of an elder person and forgery.

Reginald Keith is the adopted son of an 89 year old retired Postal Service employee.

Medical Fraud investigators say he stole money over a four year period when his father was in and out of the hospital and rehabilitation.

They say Keith forged checks in his father’s name and deposited them in his business’s account.

Ultimately, he took $90,000 from his father, including money from a reverse mortgage on his home.

His father would end up losing that home. Continue Reading