VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A Volusia County
Human Services employee faces grand theft and fraud charges after investigators said she used her position to steal the financial assistance of a client who died.
County media representatives refused to comment on the arrest of Dawn Jackson, who's accused of grand theft and fraud by stealing the identity of a needy Volusia County woman.
Police said the victim whose identity was used went to the
"She knew the name that Jackson used was the name of a former client who is now deceased, and she was able to manipulate the system in such a way she was able to redirect some funds to pay her own rent and utilities," said Brandon Haught of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.
"For someone to take the money after someone dies because they work here and use it for themselves, it's not right," said
There was no answer at Jackson's home, a house a