Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sister Allegedly Exploits Sick Brother

An employee of the Jefferson County Clerk's Office is facing charges accused of exploiting her brother's health condition so she could dip into his finances.

According to the arrest warrant, 40-year-old Jennifer Reardon was awarded guardianship of her brother from August 2009 to November 2011. Police said she was put in charge of her brother and his finances due to his numerous health issues.

The money was supposed to benefit her brother, but instead investigators said she spent $17,000 on other things.

Reardon is being charged with exploiting an adult.

Sister Allegedly Exploits Sick Brother


Thelma said...

So how come we don't hear as many arrest stories about court-appointed guardians who do the same thing and call it "billing."

StandUp said...

Good point, Thelma. The difference is the guardian's "theft" is court sanctioned.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how long this went on before it came to light