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Angela Byrd Accused of Ripping Off Fort Lauderdale 99-Year-Old

A 99-year-old Fort Lauderdale woman thought she was paying Angela Byrd about $15 an hour for in-home health care. At 60 hours a week, that's around $46,800 a year -- which means it's kind of questionable that she allegedly received $275,000 in 2008, $167,000 in 2009, and $34,500 in the first two months of 2010.

Police say Byrd overpaid herself by more than $340,000 "by having extra money added to her paycheck and by having additional checks written to her." Byrd also allegedly got more than $46,000 for Tanecia Josephs, her son's then-girlfriend, over a three-month period -- as much as she should have made for an entire year of work.

Relatives, after more than two years, discovered the missing money and went to police -- Byrd, 45, and Josephs, 25, have both been arrested on charges of grand theft on a person 65 or older and exploitation of the elderly.

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