Attorney Arrested for Scheme to Defraud and Exploitation of the Elderly

NEWS RELEASE #: 17-132

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Adam Miller

On the morning of June 6, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section, in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, executed an arrest warrant for Estate Attorney Adam Miller of Venice, FL and two search warrants at Adam Miller’s business and his home.  Adam Miller was a fiduciary and in a position of trust for identified victims as their Power of Attorney/Personal Representative and Successor of the victim’s trust.  Adam Miller used his position to take money from his victims.

Miller was arrested for one count of Exploitation of the Elderly – Over $50,000, two counts of Scheme to Defraud – over $50,000, and one count of Scheme to Defraud - $20,000 - $40,000.

The investigation is ongoing and there will be additional charges.