Authorities: NC man exploited elderly mother for $40K

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BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Alamance County have accused a man of exploiting his mother for $40,000.

The Times-News of Burlington reports the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office has charged 35-year-old James Bush of Mebane with a felony count of exploiting a disabled or elder’s trust. Charges were filed on Friday.

According to warrants from the sheriff’s office, Bush obtained and used $40,000 from his elderly mother between November 2014 and March 2015. It was not stated what the money was used for.

Bush is free on a $20,000 secured bond. It’s not known if he has an attorney.

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Information from: Times-News, http://www.thetimesnews.com

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