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South Carolina Ombudsmen Advocated Against a Woman Accused of Defrauding an Assisted Living Patient

December 12, 2022

A South Carolina woman is accused of defrauding an assisted living patient out of nearly $310,000. She was charged with financial transaction card fraud and 11 counts of exploitation of a vulnerable adult. She used her position as power of attorney to defraud the victim out of funds and assets. The case was referred to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office by the Appalachian Council of Governments’ Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Read the full article.