Ex-nursing home head gets 2 1/2 years in jail

  1. 'Employee morale items' continued even, while owners failed to pay employee wage taxes and purchase basic supplies.....



    Ex-nursing home head gets 2 1/2 years in jail


    PROVIDENCE RI -- Saturday, September 16, 2006
    A federal judge yesterday sentenced former nursing home owner Antonio L. Giordano to 2 1/2 years in prison -- 6 months more than the prosecution recommended -- for diverting money from three nursing homes ...

    http://www.projo.com/news/content/pr...6.340a740.html

    Even as the nursing homes were falling into debt, failing to pay taxes on employee wages and unable to afford basic supplies, Montecalvo made sure that My Place got paid.

    My Place provided services to boost employee morale, such as raffles, parties and chocolate lollipops inserted into paychecks. Because these services were neither reasonable nor necessary to run the nursing home, spending money on them violated the terms of the nursing homes' mortgages
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  3. by   jonear2
    Umm, as much as I would love to get chocolate lollipops in my paycheck, actually getting a paycheck seems a bit more important. But before that, having supplies to perform patient care so that I can actually earn my paycheck would be necessary.
  4. by   buddiage
    Quote from jonear2
    Umm, as much as I would love to get chocolate lollipops in my paycheck, actually getting a paycheck seems a bit more important. But before that, having supplies to perform patient care so that I can actually earn my paycheck would be necessary.
    Yeah...otherwise...you'll

    live in a VAN down by the river!!!!

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