District Attorney Cites “Rampant Fraud” and “Pure Greed” in Elder Abuse Scandal

In a post earlier this month, SafeinHome highlighted efforts to fight elder financial abuse.

Just this week in the county where our corporate office is based, “rampant fraud” and “pure greed” appear to be the motivations of an elder care franchise owner who will serve 60 days in jail and pay restitution after pleading guilty to theft of wages, workers compensation violations, and tax fraud in the operation of several facilities in the cities of Antioch and Brentwood.

Florinda Yambao, 62, who ran the operation, will have to pay back $453,000 in back wages to her workers.

Read the rest here.