A former employee at the Crown Healthcare Nursing Home in Mobile, Alabama recently plead guilty to first-degree theft. The former nursing home worker used the nursing home’s credit card to buy $14,373 in personal purchases from Sam’s Wholesale Club. From June, 2005 through May, 2007 the nursing home worker bought gas, tires, a washing machine and groceries for personal use as though the were purchased for the benefit of the nursing home. The employee was sentenced to two years, which was suspended, placed on probation for five years, ordered to pay full restitution and fined $500. I hope the residents of Crown Healthcare have double checked their bank accounts….
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