OKLAHOMA - An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a 76-year-old woman.
We first told you about Lisa Kamp a couple weeks ago.
Prosecutors said Kamp stole the woman’s money to go on a lavish trip to London and an Alaskan cruise.
The man who lives across the street from the victim helped uncover what was going on.
He’s known the victim, Gail Durham, and Kamp for decades.
He alerted Durham’s family Kamp took her to Minnesota.
They had no idea.
Now, Kamp is wanted here on multiple felony counts.
Durham hasn’t lived in her Warr Acres home in months.
Her family said the 76-year-old is in Minnesota with the suspect, who’s now charged with six counts of financial exploitation of an elderly person by a caretaker.
Durham has dementia.
Kamp lived with her and helped her pay bills.
Prosecutors said, between September and December 2015, Kamp pulled out more than $33,000 from Durham’s account.
That’s around the same time Durham’s neighbor said Kamp took Durham to Minnesota without telling her family.
“The morning before they left, I was working in the front yard, and Gail came out, and I said ‘Gail, are you all packed, ready to go?’ She said, ‘Go where?’”
We aren’t identifying the neighbor, because he’s a witness in the pending criminal case.
He said Kamp told him they were just visiting friends and would be back by Thanksgiving.
That didn’t happen, and Durham’s family discovered Kamp took a two-week trip to London flying first class and took an Alaskan cruise using Durham’s credit cards.
Kamp’s originally agreed upon salary was $2,000 a month, but prosecutors said she gave herself raises.
“It's unconscionable,” Durham’s neighbor said. “I've known Lisa for many, many years. I never would have suspected this to happen.”
The family hasn’t heard from Durham since the holidays.
Thursday, we called Kamp’s cell phone but only got her voicemail.
Once authorities pick up Kamp on the arrest warrant, she’ll be brought back to Oklahoma County.
Durham’s family is making arrangements for her care when she returns.