Sunday, August 27, 2017

DA Indicts Now-Disbarred Attorney For Allegedly Using Undue Influence To Score Credit Cards Belonging To Unwitting, 71-Year Old Victim & Run Up $87K+ In Unauthorized Charges; Defendant Received Bar Boot In 2016 For Unrelated Escapades

From the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General:
  • Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces the indictment of Thomas U. Gage, age 57, of Newfields, New Hampshire, for the financial exploitation of a 71-year-old woman.

    Last week, Gage was indicted in Rockingham County Superior Court on 5 counts of financial exploitation of an elderly, disabled or impaired adult. The indictments allege that Gage, through the use of undue influence, acquired possession or control of 5 credit cards belonging to the alleged victim. The total amount of the alleged exploitation is $87,165. The timeframe of the exploitation spanned between January 2015 and January 2016.

    Gage is a former attorney who practiced in Exeter. He was disbarred for unrelated reasons in 2016.