Through his time spent with the elderly woman, the employee became aware that the woman was wealthy, as she was the recipient of a large trust. The employee subsequently entered into a romantic relationship with the elderly woman and began to influence the woman’s financial decisions. The employee eventually married the woman and became a beneficiary of the woman’s trust. It was alleged that the defendant engaged in an intentional scheme to defraud and embezzle from the elderly woman. The woman was unaware of the fraud until the employee was eventually fired from the senior care facility. It was later discovered that the employee had a history of tax evasion and harassment charges. It was alleged that the health center was negligent in that it failed to adequately investigate and screen the employee’s background and qualification before hiring him and allowing him access to a vulnerable population.