|By Michael Hasch, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review|
Authorities on Wednesday charged
"Our office believes that there may be additional people who have been victimized by this defendant," said
He urged other potential victims to call the district attorney's office at (412) 388-5300.
According to a criminal complaint, Lazear, who signed a power of attorney agreement with the victim in
The woman's only monthly bills are her apartment rent, phone and cable. Lazear told investigators she cashed weekly checks for up to
When asked why the woman needed so much money, Lazear told investigators she needed to get her hair done and go out and eat with her neighbors. Lazear also admitted giving herself "loans" from the woman.
"When the actor had knowledge that a criminal investigation was underway, she had the victim sign a 'release' excusing the actor of having to repay all loans," the complaint states.
Lazear is free on a non-monetary bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for
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