July 9, 2010
A Grayson County senior social worker and a companion provider face federal charges of defrauding two elderly patients.
Thirty-six-year-old Jennifer Edward Hall and 46-year-old Bernard Dale Satterfield, both of Galax, were indicted Thursday on charges of conspiracy to commit access device fraud and access device fraud.
Hall also is charged with bank fraud.
The indictment charges that Hall and Satterfield wrote checks from one patient's bank account to themselves or to cash. They also are accused of using the patient's ATM card to withdraw cash. Hall also is charged with fraudulently negotiating checks to withdraw money from the second patient's bank account.
U.S. Attorney Timothy J. Heaphy says the alleged fraud cost the victims a total $34,853.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to email@example.com.
powered by Disqus