Nursing Home Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Patients' Trust Funds

A nursing home bookkeeper has been convicted of stealing funds from patients’ trust funds. An audit of the trust funds revealed the bookkeeper had embezzled over $4,000 from the elderly residents. Discrepancies in the various accounts had lent to the possibility of theft.

The accounting employee pled guilty to first degree theft of property and was ordered to pay back the funds that she stole, as well as a fine. She is also serving 14 months probation. For more, read the story.
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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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