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Resource ID: #15345
Subject: Funeral Homes
Source: KOAT-TV (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Date: February 5, 6, April 22, 23, 1998



This series of reports focuses on an Albuquerque funeral director who defrauded almost 400 of his customers who had paid for their own funerals in advance. most of the victims were senior citizens. in some cases, the mortician forged documents to steal money placed in trust by his customers. Almost $600,000 was looted by the funeral director. The investigation also determined that some cremated remains were buried in the wrong graves.

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