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Man Accused of Defrauding Tornado Victims Pushes Trial Date

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A man accused of defrauding victims of the Joplin Tornado sees his trial pushed back. The trial for 66 year old Jeffrey Wolfson won't take place in October as originally scheduled.

Judge Gayle Crane granted a request from prosecutors for a continuance. Wolfson and his former wife Gloria Schoeller are charged with taking about $38,000 of insurance money from three Joplin property owners and never performed the promised repairs of tornado damage.  

Schoeller was sentenced over the summer to 4 years probation. Wolfson is charged with multiple counts of stealing, acting as a Public Adjuster and deceptive business practices by the Missouri Attorney General. His trial is now slated for motions on December 16th.

 

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