Casper Woman Sentenced to the Wyo Women's Center for Exploitation

A Casper woman was sentenced to serve 30 to 96 months in the Wyoming Women's Center after pleading guilty to taking more than forty thousand dollars from a an elderly man.

Tamara Voelker exploited of an 89-year-old man while acting as his caretaker.

The man's daughter-in-law first contacted Casper Police after he told her he didn't have any money and needed help paying his bills.

Reports show Volker made purchases to Amazon, Best Buy as well as a TV Jewelry store.

Attorney Mike Blonigen said in court as he presented his sentence recommendation, “'Voelker acted like a vulture, coming in to pick the bones of the victim she was supposed to be caring for.”

She is to pay back the forty thousand dollars to the victim upon her release from custody.