Utah man accused of bilking elderly Californians

Utah man accused of bilking elderly Californians

By Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Sep 14, 2012 01:27PM MDT
A Utah County man already found to have committed widespread fraud has been arrested on a warrant from California, where he is charged with stealing more than $1 million from elderly clients. Brian Jared Smart, 36, Lehi, owner of Smart Assets LLC, faces 14 felony charges in Orange County for allegedly convincing five elderly people to trust him with their savings or money from sales of their homes, then stealing the funds. Marc Labreche, senior deputy Orange County district attorney, said if con...
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