Suspect Exploited 90-Year-Old Tamarac Woman, Stole More Than $3,000 From Her: BSO

"He just seemed very sincere about a lot of things," Jean Moore said of Sean Toltin

By Steve Litz
|  Saturday, Jul 6, 2013  |  Updated 12:48 AM EDT
View Comments (

"He just seemed very sincere about a lot of things," Jean Moore said about Sean Toltin, who is accused of bilking her out of more than $3,000. Toltin asked a judge to be released on no bond, but she denied his request.

Photos and Videos
More Photos and Videos

Jean Moore says she felt stupid.

"He just seemed very sincere about a lot of things," she said about the man accused of bilking her out of more than $3,000.

Sean Toltin, 45, faces charges of exploitation of an elderly person and grand theft, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

Aides Stole $386K From Elderly Woman: Cops

According to court records, Toltin was previously convicted two times of exploiting the elderly. Moore, who is 90, said he did it to her last month.

Toltin showed up at her Tamarac condominium on June 15 offering to clean her air conditioning ducts for $30. He then convinced her black mold had to be removed, for an additional $450, a BSO arrest affidavit said.

NBC 6 Videos

Toltin returned to Moore's condo three more times last month, convincing her work had to be done, collecting hundreds of dollars each time, according to the affidavit. On two of those occasions Toltin persuaded Moore to get into his car and take a ride to her credit union, where she withdrew almost $1,900, then turned that cash over to Toltin.

"I didn’t see him for a while, a couple of days or something like that, and when he came back I said 'you know I thought that you had been stealing from me.' He was so upset," said Moore.

Caretaker, Boyfriend Stole From Woman, 88: BSO

In all Toltin stole $3,105 from Moore, according to the BSO.

A judge denied his request to be released on no bond, and he is being held on $20,000 bond, according to online jail records. It wasn’t immediately known whether Toltin has an attorney.

More Local Stories:

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our New iPad App
Now optimized for iPad, NBC 6 connects... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out