Thursday, June 23, 2016

Florida man gets 17 years in prison for stealing $500,000 from blind woman


Florida – A Florida man was sentenced to 17 years behind bars after he drugged an elderly woman for three years — so he could steal her money and use it on $500,000 of luxury items, including Lamborghini rentals, paint-ball equipment and high-end nipple pasties.

Eduardo Ravelo, 36, took care of the aging Irene Boyansky for a decade, according to the Miami Herald.

As the Bal Harbour widow began to lose her eyesight, Ravelo saw an opportunity.

He started writing himself checks from her account and later added his name to her credit card, even going so far as to call American Express using his best old lady voice. More

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