Woman Sought for Stealing from California Wildfire Survivor

Camp Fire killed 86 people last year

 

FILE – This Nov. 15, 2018, aerial file photo shows the remains of residences leveled by the Camp wildfire in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

 

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman authorities say embezzled more than $63,000 from a senior citizen who lost a home in a devastating Northern California wildfire.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that a warrant has been issued for 29-year-old Brenda Rose Asbury and they’re asking people to help authorities find her.

Asbury is believed to have stolen $63,100 from a 75-year-old survivor of last year’s Camp Fire, which killed 86 people and destroyed thousands of homes, virtually annihilating the town of Paradise.

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The money was part of an insurance settlement the survivor received for the lost home.

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Camp Fire killed 86 people last year     OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman authorities say embezzled more than $63,000 from a senior citizen who lost a home in a devastating Northern California wildfire. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that a warrant has been issued […]

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