New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
May 24, 2018

Brandon H. Garod, Assistant Attorney General
Elder Abuse and Exploitation Unit
(603) 271-1217

Elizabeth Seibel Sentenced for Financial Exploitation of an Elder Adult and Theft by Unauthorized Taking

Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces that Elizabeth Seibel, 55, of Austin, Texas was sentenced on May 23, 2018 in Carroll Superior Court on 1 class-A felony count of Financial Exploitation of an Elder Adult and 2 class-A felony counts of Theft by Unauthorized Taking. Ms. Seibel was convicted of all 3 offenses following a bench trial in March.

The Court sentenced Ms. Seibel to serve 12 months at the Carroll County House of Corrections, stand committed, with 90 days of the sentence suspended for 5 years. The Court also sentenced Ms. Seibel to 2-4 years at the New Hampshire State Prison all of which was suspended for 5 years, and to be served consecutively if imposed. The Court conditioned suspension of the sentence on good behavior and restitution to the victim.

An investigation conducted by the Conway Police Department revealed that Elizabeth Seibel was the power of attorney for her 86-year-old mother-in-law between October 2013 to May 2015. During that time period, Ms. Seibel stole approximately $102,000.00 from the victim and used the majority of the funds to purchase and renovate a new home in Conway.

Attorneys and Victim/Witness Advocates in the Consumer Protection Bureau work with local law enforcement to investigate and prosecute crimes involving elder abuse and financial exploitation. If you or someone you know has been the victim of elder abuse or financial exploitation, please contact your local police department or the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (1-800-949-0470).

New Hampshire Department of Justice
1 Granite Place South | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658