It is believed that Adams soon took advantage of peoples’ generosity by using cash donations – solicited under the guise of treating sick animals – to pay for personal items such as electric bills and groceries for the family.
Dean said people gave more than $25,000, and the number could climb as the investigation continues.
Dean said at one point, Adams claimed to have been a victim of a burglary where all the animal supplies were stolen from a local storage facility.
“That claim was completely false,” he said.
Source: Andalusia Star News