JACKSON, Mo. (AP) _ A southeast Missouri man has pleaded guilty to nine counts of financial exploitation of the elderly and stealing by deceit.
The Southeast Missourian reports that 55-year-old Keith Lars Monia of Cape Girardeau faces sentencing Oct. 31. As part of a plea agreement, he could face up to 30 years in prison.
Authorities say the nine victims entrusted Monia to invest amounts ranging from $10,000 to $120,000. He pleaded guilty to stealing $517,500.
Information from: Southeast Missourian