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: Police ID Bodies Of Two Girls Found In Lauderhill Canal, Name Mother Person Of Interest
Police say she sent the victims pre-signed checks to herself and her boyfriend.READ MORE: 2 Of South Florida’s Top Cops React To Miami-Dade Mayor’s White House Visit For Gun Violence Discussion
Police believe Hernandez stole nearly $20,000.MORE NEWS: Miami Dolphins Team Up With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Broward For Pride Month Initiative
Hernandez is charged with several counts of fraud, exploitation of the elderly, and grand theft.