'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 ...
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