MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A woman is accused of financially exploiting an 89-year-old out of almost $13,000.

40-year-old Jenny Paul was arrested for Financial Exploitation of the Elderly, Forgery, and Possession of Methamphetamine. 

She was arrested June 14 at 10:30 a.m. after Mattoon Police and Coles County Deputies served a search warrant at her home on Old State Rd. in Mattoon. 

Paul financially exploited an 89-year-old victim and had personally forged checks belonging to the elderly victim, police said. 

Police said they found several personal blank checks belonging to the victim and less than 5 grams of Methamphetamine. 

Paul was taken to the Coles County Jail.