In the Courts: Assisted-Living Manager Opens Credit Card Accounts Using Residents’ Information

December 30, 2016 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance

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The manager of an assisted-living facility has pled guilty to aggravated identity theft and bank fraud for using residents' identities to open credit card accounts, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney's office for the District of Maryland.

On transporting a resident to a hospital, fire department personnel noted unsanitary conditions in the facility and suggested that the resident's injuries were owing to lack of proper medical care. The resident died within two days. State health officials revoked the...

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