(KMOV) – A man who was supposed to be helping the elderly was accused of bilking an elderly person out of $75,000.

According to authorities, Charles Day, was entrusted with the finances of an

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 (KMOV) – A man who was supposed to be helping the elderly was accused of bilking an elderly person out of $75,000.

According to authorities, Charles Day, was entrusted with the finances of an 83-year-old widower but instead he’s accused of stealing the man’s money for a down payment on a home of his own.

Investigators tell News 4, Day racked up nearly $20,000 on the victim’s credit cards for cash advances.

He was arrested and charged for the crime. 

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Fri, Feb 21, 2014 12:01 AM EST