Tag: elderly

Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

September 17, 2018 | By More
Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

A 39-year-old woman has admitted the robbery of an elderly Papanui couple, in which police allege garden secateurs were used as a weapon.

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90-year-olds targeted in $270,000 scam

March 9, 2018 | By More
90-year-olds targeted in $270,000 scam

A 35-year-old mother has admitted her role in a bank-card scam that netted a group more than $270,000 from elderly victims.

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90-year-old sentenced on historic sex charge

December 11, 2016 | By More
90-year-old sentenced on historic sex charge

A 90-year-old has been sentenced to three months’ home detention for sex offending dating back up to 53 years on a woman who has died since the complaint was made.

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Woman admits role in bank card scam

May 24, 2016 | By More
Woman admits role in bank card scam

A third person has admitted a role in a ring that was scamming elderly people out of their bank cards and raiding their bank accounts.

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Scamming of elderly victims admitted

May 5, 2016 | By More
Scamming of elderly victims admitted

Women aged 94, 93, and 80 years were the three victims of Denise Cherelle Greig’s part in a fraud ring that was scamming people out of their bank cards.

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Man admits scamming elderly victims

March 17, 2016 | By More
Man admits scamming elderly victims

A member of a ring of scammers has admitted cleaning $20,000 out of the bank account of a 94-year-old woman after getting her bank card.

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Bail refused for fourth alleged scammer

February 23, 2016 | By More
Bail refused for fourth alleged scammer

A 27-year-old woman has been refused bail after becoming the fourth person arrested for an alleged scheme in which elderly victims were scammed.

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