Woman accused of defrauding Oliver Dill’s family, others makes first court appearance


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The woman accused of scamming families in the Evansville area faces a judge.

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, Caroline Rich defrauded Oliver Dill’s family of more than $18,000.

Oliver died in a hot car at USI earlier this summer. She allegedly used a go-fund-me page and kept all but one-thousand dollars.

Rich is also accused of scamming others, posing as a hospice care worker. She faces multiple felonies.

She and her attorney didn’t say anything after her court hearing.

A review hearing has been scheduled for October 30th at 9:00 a.m.

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(This story was originally published on September 17, 2019)

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