Couple accused of stealing 94-year-old man’s entire life savings has bond set at $5,000

Updated: Feb. 6, 2019 at 6:34 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A couple accused of stealing a 94-year-old man’s entire life savings had their bond set at $5,000 in a Cuyahoga County court room on Wednesday morning.

Rocky River Police said Patrick and Lori Smith stole their Uncle’s entire life savings, they are accused of only leaving him $5.

The couple was indicted by the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury today for:

  • theft 
  • identity theft 
  • forgery

Here is the breakdown of the finances, according to police.

  • $47,000 in Amazon transactions
  • $25,000 at Costco 
  • $16,000 at Giant Eagle
  • $25,000 at Lowe’s Home Improvement 
  • $9,000 at QVC  
  • $34,000 in cash withdrawals.

Police also said the couple made a handful of luxurious purchases, including:

  • Season tickets for the Cleveland Browns
  • Tickets to the 2015 NBA Finals 
  • 2016 Eastern Conference Finals
  • A car, boat and camping trailer 

The couple is not allowed to have contact with the victim.

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