Man in prison for theft at Ace Elder Care
February 8, 2013
Christopher M. Doyle, 25, Bonners Ferry, was
sentenced February 5 in United States District
Court to 36 months in prison for bank fraud and
aggravated identity theft, U.S. Attorney Wendy
J. Olson announced.
U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered
Doyle to serve four years of supervised release
and pay restitution of $1,163.29. He pleaded
guilty to the charges on November 6, 2012.
According to the plea agreement, Doyle admitted
that on April 6, 2010, while employed at Ace's
Elder Care, a nursing home, he stole two checks
belonging to an elderly patient residing in the
Both checks were drawn on the victim’s bank
account. Doyle admitted that he forged the
victim’s name on the signature line and made it
payable to his girlfriend in the amount of $500.
Doyle then deposited the check into his
girlfriend's bank account using an ATM.
According to the plea agreement, Doyle’s image
was captured showing him depositing the check at
the ATM. On April 22, 2010, during an interview
with a U.S. Postal Inspector, Doyle admitted
that he stole the victim’s checks while working
at the nursing home and deposited them into his
girlfriend's bank account.
The case was investigated by the U.S. Postal
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