Simply disgusting: ID thieves empty bank account of America’s oldest living vet, 112

Simply disgusting: ID thieves empty bank account of America’s oldest living vet, 112
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[Ed. – Absolute slime.]

Family members of Richard Overton, the 112-year-old World War II veteran who lives in Austin, learned that his personal bank account had been drained on Friday.

“Someone set up a bogus account, got his Social Security number and accessed his personal checking account,” said Volma Overton, who is Overton’s third cousin. …

“This is going to be a setback for Richard,” Volma said. “It was a significant amount of money.”

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Thankfully, the bank account was not connected to Overton’s GoFundMe page, which finances his 24/7 in-home care.

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