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Woman charged with theft from vulnerable adult

The legal guardian of a vulnerable adult in a nursing home in Menahga allegedly took money for personal use as the nursing home bill went unpaid to the tune of $39,942.

Faye Lynn Fulfs, 47, was charged in Wadena County District Court with theft and financial exploitation. She allegedly took $11,417.52 from the woman's checking account for her own personal use while neglecting legitimate bills.

According to court records, Fulfs admitted wrongdoing and said she wants to pay the money back.

Her first court appearance was set for June 7.