Sounds like an abuse of power and a conflict of interest. You should consult an attorney to look further into the issues your raising.
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He could not use the power of attorney to benefit himself-so it would be worth looking into with an attorney.
His defense could be that the assets were gifted or an elder law attorney devised a shifting of assets to qualify for benefits.
The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of action is to have legal representation in this matter.