- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 7, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina investigators say an insurance agent is facing embezzlement charges for the second time in two years.

The N.C. Department of Insurance said Wednesday that 59-year-old David Maylon Pickett is charged with embezzlement and exploitation of an elder. The department said Pickett has 33 pending charges for similar elder exploitation from 2015.

According to investigators, Pickett of deceiving an elderly woman to obtain $2,957 in funds, assets and property for his own use.

Pickett was arrested on May 25 in Wayne County and jailed on a $100,000 bond. It wasn’t clear if Pickett has an attorney.

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