Former doctor indicted for stealing over $500K from 97-year-old

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A former Eastchester doctor has been indicted for allegedly stealing more than a half million dollars from an elderly Yonkers woman.

Officials say Peter Corines, 69, stole the money by pretending to be 97-year-old Bernice Judd Porter and acting as her Power of Attorney.

They say in just two weeks he was able to withdraw or transfer $540,103 from the victim's bank accounts in 2017.

Corines has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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