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Woman charged with financially exploiting sick mother

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Robbin Yavette James (Source: LMDC) Robbin Yavette James (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police have arrested a woman for using the debit card of her 75-year-old mother to get cash and make purchases.

Robbin Yavette James, 55, was arrested February 6 on charges of knowing exploiting an adult and theft by unlawful taking.

Police reports say between February 2013 and September 2013, James used her mother's debit card numerous times for her own benefit while her mother was in a long term care facility.

James is accused of taking more than $10,000 of her mother's money. Police said the mother had not given consent for and had no knowledge of the transactions.

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