Bay City News
A Fairfield woman working as a caregiver for a hospice patient allegedly accessed her bank account and removed funds repeatedly over the
last three months, Vacaville police said this weekend.
Erlinda Carpio Ignacio, 52, was arrested Friday after investigators determined she had allegedly accessed the account of her alleged victim 55 times and removed funds without permission, Sgt. Charlie Spruill said Saturday.
Ignacio was working as a caregiver through Genuine Home Companion,
a Vallejo-based home health care provider, at the time of her arrest.
Police also learned she had prior arrests and convictions for check fraud, narcotics, possessing stolen property and burglary, Spruill
Ignacio was arrested on suspicion of 55 felony counts of fraudulent use of a
credit card, commercial burglary, elder abuse, identity theft and grand
She remained behind bars in lieu of $308,333, Spruill said.