Woman accused of stealing thousands from a disabled war veteran

Leilani Lally (Onslow County Sheriff's Office)
Leilani Lally (Onslow County Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Debra Worley - email

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The Onslow County Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman accused of stealing over $10,000 from a disabled war veteran.

According to authorities, Leilani Lally of Jacksonville responded to an advertisement the victim had placed for a personal care assistant.

Officials believe Lally forged the victim's check and opened a credit account in his name without him knowing.

Lally was charged with 19 counts of obtaining property by false pretense.

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