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Woman arrested for embezzling $800,000 from aunt in Boone County, WV

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CHARLESTON, WV -

A woman is in jail for embezzlement out of Boone County, WV.

According to an indictment filed by the Circuit Court of Boone County, Margaret Sue Beam, 75, was arrested for embezzlement by misuse of power of attorney.

The indictment says that between Feb. 2010 and May 31, 2013, Beam committed embezzlement while acting in her capacity as a power of attorney of her aunt, Georgia Older.  Beam used her power of attorney status by taking $800,000 plus in monies, belonging to Older, for personal use.

Beam is being held in the Southwestern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.