OGDEN — A northern Utah man accused of falsifying his ex-wife’s will to provide himself property and different property is going through prison fees.
Jody Allen Rhorer, 43, of Eden, Weber County, was charged Monday in 2nd District Court docket with laptop crimes interfering with crucial infrastructure, a second-degree felony; two counts of fraudulent dealing with of recordable writings, and two counts of recording a false or solid instrument, each third-degree felonies.
In response to charging paperwork, Rhorer was married to Deone Ehlers-Rhorer, 54, who died on Aug. 22. Ehlers-Rhorer was the proprietor of Woman Bug Realty in Ogden. The couple was divorced in 2013, in line with courtroom information.
In November, Rhorer used his deceased ex-wife’s login and password info and assigned himself by means of the Utah Division of Commerce because the principal agent of the property administration group, 4 Boys Investments LLC, the costs state.
“Jody was not registered with the enterprise previous to Deone’s demise, and he signed the doc through an digital signature claiming to be Deone herself. By doing so, he then transferred possession of a number of properties into his personal title,” in line with charging paperwork.
In Ehlers-Rhorer’s will, she named her son as executor, “and this son was assigned as Deone’s solely private consultant,” the costs state.
On Dec. 16, Rhorer “filed a brand new will for Deone with the 2nd District Court docket, which gave him the only real rights to all property and property. Nevertheless, after additional investigation, it was found Deone’s signatures had been solid, in addition to the notary public signature and stamp used to cross the doc as genuine,” in line with the costs.
“By the pc fraud, forgery and the submitting of a false will, Jody tried to switch property and property to himself whereas deceiving and depriving victims of these property. Moreover, throughout his reserving, Jody said he has 4 dependents and no earnings, which is fake. Jody owns a building enterprise, lives alone in a house value over $1 million,” the costs state.
Prosecutors additionally famous in charging paperwork that Rhorer “has a historical past of partaking in threatening conduct” and have requested he be held within the Weber County Jail with out bail.