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Georgia man accused of stealing $200K from disabled mother

January 4, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man is accused of taking nearly $200,000 from his disabled mother’s account.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that 51-year-old Vincent Wiggins is charged with exploitation and intimidation of disabled adults or elder persons.

Columbus police say the money should have been used to pay for his 91-year-old mother’s care at an assisted living facility where her $30,000 bill hasn’t been paid.

Public defender Matthew Landreau says Wiggins continued his hearing on Thursday to allow for more time to hire a private attorney.

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Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, http://ledger-enquirer.com

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