Two West Frankfort Residents Facing Charges for Exploiting the Elderly

West Frankfort — Two West Frankfort residents are being accused of exploiting an elderly woman. According to police reports, the incidents began in February 2014 when Jeffery and Anna Connell began scamming the victim out of money, up until earlier this month. Police believe that approximately $100,000 was taken from the woman. The two were brought in for questioning, and Jeffery Connell was arrested and charged with financial exploitation. Anna Connell could also face charges.