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(WSVN) – A South Florida woman convicted in a rental home scam has wound up behind bars again. Police have now linked her to a crime involving a retiree from Kentucky. 7’s Kevin Ozebek investigates.

Hearing an elderly loved one has become a victim of a crime can make anyone angry. When 7News first met Shannon King last year, she was furious. She says thousands of dollars were stolen from her 77-year-old father.

Shannon King: “It’s terrible.”

Shannon’s father, James Malone, was spending his retirement years in Pompano Beach.

Last summer, she says, he befriended a woman named Britnee, and he kept talking about how he needed to help her.

Shannon King: “He was saying we had to go help somebody and give them money.”

In June of 2020, Shannon’s father suffered a debilitating stroke. She flew down to take care of him.

But when she checked his bank account, she came across some strange transactions.

Shannon King:…

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