Nursing Home Bookkeeper Sentenced to Prison After Stealing Over $100,000 From Residents

The former bookkeeper of one nursing home has been sentenced to prison for stealing funds from resident accounts. Joseph The 33-year-old bookkeeper was sentenced to serve 18 months in state prison after he was convicted of stealing $115,734 from residents at the facility.

The man, who was a financial specialist at the nursing home, pleaded guilty to accessing a number of residents’ accounts that had credit balances and changing the information, according to court records. The man then submitted refund requests on the accounts and had checks sent to himself and six other people. The sentencing also calls for three years of supervised probation full restitution to be paid to the nursing home. Fro 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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