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Elderly therapist bills his female patient for time he had sex with her in his office

By Mason White 5:37 PM March 22, 2016
Charles Morris Adams 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A elderly man was arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with his client.

76-year-old Charles Morris Adams, who is a therapist in Iowa, is accused of having a sexual relationship with his patient.

The woman told police that during their relationship, Adams billed her for his services, according to police.

Adams was arrested on a felony charge of sexual exploitation by a counselor or therapist.

According to a criminal complaint, the victim told the police that her sexual encounters with Adams had been going on for about a year, and they had sex at least 25 times while she was his patient.

When confronted by detectives, Adams admitted having sex with his patient, according to police.

According to Iowa Department of Public Health records, Adams was first licensed as an independent social worker more than 30 years ago. He is now a partner in Adams & Baumbach Associates, a small mental health care practice.

If convicted, Adams faces a maximum of five years in prison.