RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island accountant was sentenced to time in prison Tuesday after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly and disabled clients.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said Scott Meyer will spend 4 1/3 to 13 years behind bars.READ MORE: Former Aide Accusing Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment Says She Believes Governor Was Propositioning Her For Sex
The 48-year-old pleaded guilty in March to grand larceny, falsifying business records and other charges.
According to prosecutors, Meyer pilfered more than $150,000 from a man with Alzheimer’s disease.READ MORE: Gov. Lamont Lifts Most COVID Capacity Limits In Connecticut, But Maintains Mask Mandate
The victim’s sister told a judge on Tuesday that Meyer took advantage when her brother was “most vulnerable.”
Meyer also stole from a nonprofit group and pocketed nearly $250,000 from a disabled man, according to authorities.
Spota said Meyer used the money for vacations to Aruba, Disney World and the Bahamas.MORE NEWS: 'Isolation Kills, Too': New Jersey Families Beg Governor To Loosen Long-Term Care Facility Visitation Restrictions
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