"Investigators found personal information and names belonging to more than 100 people who lived at the nursing home."Law enforcement officials say Portia Charlton used the stolen information to file false tax returns; she has received close to $70,000 from the IRS.
- 10 News, WTSP.COM
It is unclear if the identity thefts were first discovered by the nursing home or law enforcement.
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(a) Nursing Assistant Portia Charlton Accused of Stealing IDs from Residents at Nursing Home, Filing False Tax Returns - WTSP.com, 05/27/2013