Grand Island woman arrested in federal elder financial exploitation case

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Grand Island woman was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of stealing money from the elderly, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said.

Investigators from the FBI Elder Justice Task Force in San Diego County, California, arrested Constance Reimers, 65, in an elder financial exploitation case.

Reimers was arrested on suspicion of one count of theft by deception of more than $5,000.

She was also arrested on a warrant out of Hall County for conspiracy to commit theft by deception of more than $5,000.  Both charges are felony offenses.

While some victims have been identified, the sheriff’s office suspects that more victims exist throughout Nebraska and in other states.

The office asks that any victim of elder financial exploitation come forward.

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