OGDEN — A northern Utah man accused of falsifying his ex-wife’s will to give himself property and other assets is experiencing legal expenses.
Jody Allen Rhorer, 43, of Eden, Weber County, was charged Monday in 2nd District Court with laptop crimes interfering with essential infrastructure, a 2nd-diploma felony two counts of fraudulent dealing with of recordable writings, and two counts of recording a wrong or solid instrument, both equally 3rd-degree felonies.
According to charging files, Rhorer was married to Deone Ehlers-Rhorer, 54, who died on Aug. 22. Ehlers-Rhorer was the proprietor of Girl Bug Realty in Ogden. The few was divorced in 2013, according to courtroom information.
In November, Rhorer utilised his deceased ex-wife’s login and password data and assigned himself as a result of the Utah Office of Commerce as the principal agent of the house management group, Four Boys Investments LLC, the fees condition.
“Jody was not registered with the small business prior to Deone’s demise, and he signed the doc via an digital signature declaring to be Deone herself. By accomplishing so, he then transferred ownership of multiple attributes into his very own identify,” according to charging files.
In Ehlers-Rhorer’s will, she named her son as executor, “and this son was assigned as Deone’s only personalized agent,” the fees state.
On Dec. 16, Rhorer “filed a new will for Deone with the 2nd District Court, which gave him the sole legal rights to all property and property. Nevertheless, after even further investigation, it was discovered Deone’s signatures experienced been forged, as properly as the notary general public signature and stamp utilized to pass the doc as reliable,” according to the costs.
“Through the personal computer fraud, forgery and the filing of a false will, Jody attempted to transfer assets and belongings to himself even though deceiving and depriving victims of those property. Moreover, through his booking, Jody stated he has four dependents and no cash flow, which is wrong. Jody owns a design business, lives on your own in a home worth in excess of $1 million,” the charges point out.
Prosecutors also observed in charging files that Rhorer “has a record of partaking in threatening behavior” and have asked he be held in the Weber County Jail without the need of bail.