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Lawyer charged with mistreating elderly person

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita lawyer who specializes in elder law is charged with mistreating an elderly person.

Sedgwick County authorities announced Monday that 70-year-old Larry Toomey has been charged with five felonies.

Court documents indicate the alleged losses total at least several hundred thousand dollars, according to the Wichita Eagle.

Toomey’s attorney, Steven Mank, says Toomey looks forward to having his day in court.

He has been charged with mistreatment of a dependent adult, meaning he is suspected of he taking advantage of resources valued between $250,000 and $1 million.

Toomey has also been charged with three counts of mistreatment of an elderly person. He is accused of taking property valued between $100,000 and less than $250,000.

The complaint lists one victim.

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