Former Care Home Director Sentenced to Prison After Stealing Thousands From Residents

The former director of a personal care home was sentenced in court this week following allegations of theft and exploitation.  The man, who was sentenced in circuit court circuit court, was ordered to serve 2 years in federal prison, 10 years probation, and he must pay $340,000 in restitution.

The charges stem from the theft of Social Security funds while the man operated a rest home. The conviction marks the end of a nearly three-year investigation and prosecution by the Attorney General's office. The former director admitted that he used the residents' money to buy several vehicles, including a GMC Hummer, a new Chevrolet Impala, a Ford F-150, and a Chevrolet Silverado.He also used the money to pay mortgages on his personal property. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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