Nursing Home Operator Convicted of Fraud & Embezlement

According the the United States Attorney's office, a former nursing home operator has been convicted of fraud.  The man, 57, was sentenced last week by a Senior United States District Judge to 18 months of imprisonment, followed by two years probation, for embezzling more than $800,000 from a nursing home that is in bankruptcy proceedings.

Court proceedings revealed that the man, as the owner and operator of a 90-bed nursing home, embezzled $817,212 from the bankruptcy estate's accounts. He falsified the financial records of the nursing home during the bankruptcy proceedings to conceal the embezzlement. In addition to the jail time, them man was ordered to pay over $400,000 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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