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Officials want tools to fight abuse of power of attorney

Sunday, July 17, 2011
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Despite a 2009 state law placing new restrictions on the designation, Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira and officials working in the field of elder abuse contend using power of attorney to steal from vulnerable elderly is still too easy and — for lack of specific criminal statutes in New York State — too difficult to prosecute....

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