For Immediate Release
January 22, 2019
Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces the indictment of Britt K. Landsperger, age 46, of Stratham for theft by unauthorized taking from C.M., age 68.
Ms. Landsperger was indicted in Rockingham County Superior Court with seven class A felony counts of theft by unauthorized taking. Between 2013 and 2018, Ms. Landsperger obtained or exercised unauthorized control over money from seven TD Bank accounts belonging to C.M., with a purpose to deprive C.M. thereof, and the value of the money removed from each account exceeded $1,500.
Ms. Landsperger was also charged with one misdemeanor A count of theft by unauthorized taking alleging that on or about January 20, 2017, Ms. Landsperger obtained or exercised unauthorized control over money from a single TD Bank account belonging to C.M. and the value of the money removed did not exceed $1,000.
During the course of the thefts, Ms. Landsperger was an employee of TD Bank where C.M. was a customer. The total value of the money taken from all of C.M.'s accounts exceeded $97,000.
Ms. Landsperger is subject to enhanced penalties for taking advantage of C.M.'s age or a physical condition in such ways that impaired C.M.'s ability to manage C.M.'s property or financial resources. If proven, each felony charge would be punishable by up to 10-30 years. The misdemeanor would be punishable by up to 2-5 years.
The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and Ms. Landsperger is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Brandon H. Garod who leads the Elder Abuse and Exploitation Unit.
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
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301