It could work to your advantage, going back. Assume the thief donated $1 to a charity, waited a week or two, charged an iTunes, and did some small things before getting heavily in the theft amounts. You could have liability for a smaller amount if they made those test charges and waited any period of time.
I hope his family joins in and helps set up a process to manage mail, finances, and who knows what else, meds, property, etc...
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