- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 11, 2015

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Long Island accountant will serve time in prison after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly and disabled clients.

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota says Scott Meyer was sentenced Tuesday to 4 1/3 to 13 years behind bars.

The 48-year-old pleaded guilty in March to grand larceny, falsifying business records and other charges.

Prosecutors say he stole more than $150,000 from a man with Alzheimer’s disease.

The victim’s sister told a judge Tuesday Meyer took advantage when his brother was “most vulnerable.”



Authorities say Meyer also stole from a nonprofit group and pocketed nearly $250,000 from a disabled man.

Spota says Meyer used the money for vacations to Aruba, Disney World and the Bahamas.

His attorney did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.

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