Friday, April 16, 2010

Illinois Lawyer Charged With Financial Exploitation

Authorities Monday charged an Alton lawyer who allegedly cheated an elderly woman out of more than $137,000 after meeting her at church and offering to help her obtain a payment from a probate case.

Dennis F. Nalick, 62, was charged in Madison County Circuit Court with unlawful financial exploitation of an elderly person for allegedly obtaining a check written payable to the 81-year-old victim.

Nalick was held in lieu of $250,000 bail after he was arrested. He was arrested after Alton police obtained an eavesdrop order and placed a recording device on the victim, who talked to the suspect.

The case unfolded starting in 2006, when the victim was awaiting settlement of the estate of her mother. That case was filed in Ohio, and Nalick allegedly offered to help the woman obtain the settlement as a friendly gesture.

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Alton Lawyer Charged With Financial Exploitation


Lou said...

PREDATOR'S of the elderly come in all forms; lawyer's judges, fiduciaries, court appointed guardians and the list goes on. Just because the court is involved doesn't mean the right thing will be done. What is does mean is you don't have much of a chance against them... doesn't matter if they lie, cheat, steal and commit fraud.

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Betty said...

Lock him up forever.

Anonymous said...

Arrogant lawyers always think they can get away with anything. Usually, they are right. Glad a few of them are wrong.