Woman facing 93 charges involving financial exploitation of elderly

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A Simpson woman is facing nearly 100 charges after deputies began investigating claims of financial exploitation of an elderly Pitt County resident.

Pitt County deputies on Tuesday arrested 42-year-old Dekedriya Maye. She is charged with 31 counts of identity theft, 31 counts of obtaining property by false pretense, and 31 counts of financial exploitation of an elder by a person in a position of trust.

The total amount involved was $1,800 and took place over a three-month period late last year.

Maye remains in jail on a $300,000 secured bond.