A Pennsylvania methamphetamine addict already serving 18 months in federal prison for conspiring to sell the drug is now charged with stealing nearly $400,000 from his elderly, ill mother.
The Monroe County district attorney says 53-year-old Scott Borushak, of Hamilton Township, acknowledged stealing $389,000 while acting as his 81-year-old mother's power of attorney from September 2015 until September 2016.
The prosecutor's office says Borushak has confessed to the thefts.
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Online court records don't list an attorney for Borushak on the new charges, which were filed Friday.
He's serving his drug-dealing sentence at the federal prison in Canaan.
Authorities say his mother is in an assisted living facility and has a number of health issues.