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Posted: April 24, 2014

Kelli Burnett, the assistant commonwealth’s attorney in Richmond, speaks at the “Financial Exploitation: It’s a Crime!” workshop held at Blue Ridge Community College on Wednesday in Weyers Cave. The event, sponsored by the Greater Augusta Coalition Against Adult Abuse, attracted more than 200 law enforcement professionals. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Elizabeth Loewy, with New York County District Attorney's Office's Elder Abuse Unit, speaks at the "Financial Exploitation: It's a Crime!" workshop held at BRCC in Weyers Cave on Wednesday.
A sign at the end of a table at the “Financial Exploitation: It’s a Crime!” workshop on Wednesday highlights the Stop Elder Abuse hotline.
More than 200 law enforcement professionals attended the “Financial Exploitation: It’s a Crime!” workshop held at Blue Ridge Community College on Wednesday in Weyers Cave The event, sponsored by the Greater Augusta Coalition Against Adult Abuse.

WEYERS CAVE — Kelli Burnett, an assistant commonwealth’s attorney for the city of Richmond, has pinpointed one of the greatest shortcomings of the judicial process.

“There’s no law against just…



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