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  1. #1
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    Jan 2004

    FL - CEO & Asst.CEO of Council on Aging arrested for misuse of Medicaid funds

    Attorney General Bondi’s Office Arrests CEO and Assistant CEO of the Council on Aging of Florida for Using $2.75 Million of Medicaid Funds for Excessive Salaries and Personal Expenses



    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Today Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with the assistance of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, arrested the CEO and Assistant CEO of the Council on Aging of Florida, Maxcine Darville and Joanne Carter, respectively, for using more than $2.75 million of Medicaid dollars for excessive salaries and personal expenses. The Attorney General’s Office investigated the women for allegations that between January 2006 and March 2012 the two used Medicaid program payments to the Council on Aging of Florida to cover excessive salaries and personal expenses, such as mortgage payments, Internet service, utility bills, cell phone service, and personal long distance calls. The Council on Aging of Florida is a nursing home management company, and it is not affiliated with the Florida Council on Aging..........

    More at link.....

    If convicted they face 30 years in prison each.....not a violent crime but I hate this kind of cheating the people that need assistance, especially for the elderly and disabled in nursing home care....

    "The further we (as the human race) grow away from the natural world, the quieter the natural world becomes and the more pathological we become as a culture."........Bernie Krause

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Left Coast USA
    Its just sooooo wrong and so despicable, imo.

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