MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Hialeah caretaker is charged with defrauding several residents at a nursing home.
Investigators say 52-year-old Noemi Hernandez-Martin was working at ‘Maximum Home Care,’ caring for two elderly residents suffering from dementia.READ MORE: Florida Legislators To Consider Plan To Eliminate Salaries For County School Board Members
Police say she sent the victims pre-signed checks to herself and her boyfriend.READ MORE: Two Broward Men Become Millionaires With Florida Lottery Scratch Off Tickets
Police believe Hernandez stole nearly $20,000.MORE NEWS: Florida Appeals Court Clears Way For Minor To Get Abortion Without Parental Consent
Hernandez is charged with several counts of fraud, exploitation of the elderly, and grand theft.