DeKalb caregiver sentenced for stealing $10,000 from cancer patient

Monique Windley, 28, was found guilty of elder exploitation, theft by taking and identity fraud. She pilfered more than $10,000 from the cancer patient and used the victim's checking account to pay her utility bills, according to a DeKalb District Attorney's Office spokesman. DeKalb Superior Court Judge Robert Castellani said Friday that Windley, who worked at a private assisted living facility, was a "predator" and prohibited her from working with the elderly again.

Following her prison term, Windley will serve 12 years on probation.

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