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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 2, 2016

Local Senior Home Health Caregiver Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

St. Louis, MO – De’Janay Noldon was indicted for a scheme to defraud three elderly victims of more than $30,000.

According to the indictment, Noldon was employed as a certified nurse’s assistant caregiver with SHC, a senior home health care company located in the Eastern District of Missouri. Noldon was assigned to provide in-home care to one of the victims during the period of her employment with SHC.

Noldon assumed the identity of one victim to obtain a credit card and used two other credit cards belonging to the same victim to make numerous personal purchases, obtain cash advances and pay bills. Noldon also accessed bank accounts belonging to all three of the victims.

Noldon, St. Louis County, was indicted by a federal grand jury late Thursday on multiple charges that include mail fraud, bank fraud, identity theft and social security fraud.

If convicted, mail fraud carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. Bank fraud carries a maximum of 30 years in prison and/or fines up to $1 million. Identity theft carries a maximum of 15 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. Aggravated identity theft carries a two-year mandatory sentence consecutive to any other term of imprisonment. Social security fraud carries a maximum of five years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000. In determining the actual sentences, a judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.

Anyone believing that they are a victim or having any information may contact the United States Postal Inspection Service at 314-539-9360.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Shrewsbury Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Roy is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

As is always the case, charges set forth in an indictment are merely accusations and do not constitute proof of guilt. Every defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Topic(s): 
Identity Theft
Updated December 23, 2016