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Port Orange couple charged with defrauding seniors

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PORT ORANGE, Fla. – Two people are accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from seniors, and Port Orange police are worried their could be more victims.

Police say Timothy Akins and Deborah Entrekin ran Kitchen, Bath and Beyond, for nearly six years. Investigators say the pair took deposits for kitchen or bath remodeling jobs, but never actually did the work.

Police say the couple collected more than $200,000 from victims who are 65 years or older.

Police say 16 victims have been identified.