Monday, April 02, 2007

Nurse's aide charged with stealing credit cards from disabled patient

CONCORD, N.H. A 23-year-old nurse's aide has been charged with stealing credit cards from a disabled Northfield (New Hampshire) man he worked for and buying over a thousand dollars of merchandise.Police say Jeffrey Smith stole the credit cards from a 57-year-old partially paralyzed man he had worked for for a few weeks.Police say Smith racked up charges at gas stations around the Lakes Region, buying hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards. They say he also paid a utility bill and twice paid 69-dollar pizza bills with his client's cards.The cards were not quickly missed. One of the credit card companies called the victim in January about suspicious charges, but he was in the hospital and could not contact the police right away.___Information from: Concord Monitor,

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