Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester couple has been charged with stealing money from a person who suffers from Alzheimer’s and lives in a local senior facility.

The charges were filed this week in Olmsted County Court against 55 year old Michael Krahn and his 50 year old wife Jennifer. The criminal complaint says investigators were contacted by a family member of the victim. The Krahns had authorization to oversee the victim’s financial affairs. An investigation found the two took about $30,000 from the victim’s account between August 2012 and April last year. They have been ordered to make their first court appearance in September.

A Redwood Falls man has been charged with taking $45,000 from an Olmsted County resident and using most of the money to buy a house.  The case against 52 year old Scott Beasley says he was the trustee of the victim’s bank account. The criminal complaint says he spent $37,000 of the money to buy a house in Redwood Falls. The money was taken between July and December 2012.

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