In-Home Care Provider Suspected Of Stealing From Roseville Woman

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Her name may be Farrah Fawcett, but police says she’s no angel.

A Sacramento woman employed as a caretaker is suspected of stealing a woman’s bank cards for purchases, including prepaid jail telephone calls for her incarcerated boyfriend.

Roseville Police detectives arrested Farrah Fawcett Lavulo, 34, on Wednesday after a 69-year-old Roseville woman said she found unauthorized transactions on her debit and credit cards.

The woman told police that she had care providers assisting her at home while she recovered from surgery.

Lavulo is suspected of using the victim’s bank cards to make unauthorized purchases and withdrawals totaling more than $1,000, obtaining cash, meals and prepaid jail telephone credits.

Lavulo is being held in the Placer County Jail on suspicion of identity theft and defrauding an elder or dependent adult. Her bail was set at $20,000.

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