In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renae Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents. Carr was allegedly stealing money from elderly and vulnerable adult residents of the group home facility. As the investigation progressed, Investigators obtained evidence that was presented to the Putnam County Grand Jury.
On June 3, the Putnam County Grand Jury found probable cause that Cynthia Renae Carr committed the offense of Financial Exploitation of an Elderly or Vulnerable Adult and issued a two count indictment.
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