LETHBRIDGE: A Lethbridge woman will be sentenced in December, after admitting Monday in court to defrauding a woman over the course of almost two years.
Jacqueline Leigh Oler started helping the woman, who is confined to a wheelchair, with her finances as part of her job with Lethbridge Family Services. Eventually the two agreed that Oler would work for the victim off the books, something that is not allowed by Lethbridge Family Services, and Oler was given access to her bank accounts.
Between March of 2009 and January of 2011 Oler used the victims cheques to give herself $12,596.44.
After setting a sentencing date of December 3rd and ordering a pre-sentence report, the judge stated that paying restitution to her victim would go a long way.
Oler will also return to Lethbridge court later this month on unrelated fraud charges, which involved a 90-year old male victim who has since passed away.