Nursing Home Employee Sentenced to Jail After Stealing Over $12,000 From Residents

A former nursing home employee has been sentenced a year in jail after being convicted of embezzling from the facility. The 31-year-old administrative assistant admitted to taking over $12,000 from the resident trust fund account, which she was responsible for maintaining.

A state audit discovered the irregularities and it was reported to the Attorney General’s Office. The former employee was sentenced to five years in custody with one year and one day to serve and the remainder suspended. She has also been sentenced five years parole and must pay full restitution. 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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