Woman Takes Elderly Uncle To Bank On Wheelchair To Get Him Sign For Loan, Turns Out He Was Dead For Hours

As per media reports, the woman claimed to be the 68-year-old man's niece and sought to take out a loan of 17,000 reais (about $3,250) in his name
Woman Takes Elderly Uncle To Bank On Wheelchair To Get Him Sign For Loan, Turns Out He Was Dead For Hours
Jaano Junction

In a shocking incident from Brazil,  a woman brought a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair to a bank, in a bid to to get him to sign for a loan, but it was found that he was dead for hours. The disturbing visuals of the incident grabbed eyeballs on social media and the the woman was arrested.

The employees at the Rio de Janeiro bank called emergency services on Tuesday after they became suspicious of the woman who wheeled the man in and requested a loan in his name.

When emergency workers arrived, they determined the man was dead, police said.

Police for the precinct of Bangu, on Rio’s west side, booked the woman for attempted theft by fraud and defiling a cadaver, they said.

Investigations are ongoing to determine how and when the man died.

Brazilian media reports said the woman claimed to be the 68-year-old man’s niece and sought to take out a loan of 17,000 reais (about $3,250) in his name.

“She tried to make it look like he was signing the papers,” local investigation chief Fabio Luiz told news site G1.

“But he was already dead when he entered the bank.”

The woman’s lawyer denied the accusations.

Source: News18

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