FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jackson, MS- A Louisiana resident is facing charges for alleged exploitation of a vulnerable person and also for embezzlement, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Kandi Slover, 37, of Vidalia, Louisiana, turned herself in to Adams County authorities Wednesday after being indicted by an Adams County Grand Jury on 19 counts exploitation of vulnerable person and one count of embezzlement. Slover worked as an administrative assistant at Adams County Nursing Home. She is alleged to have exploited 25 residents of the facility out of more than $18,000. She is also alleged to have embezzled $3,900 from facility funds.
Slover is being held without bond until her arraignment on December 18. If convicted of the charges, Slover faces life in prison and $200,000 in fines. As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
This case was investigated by Investigator Kyle Wilson and Auditor Gilda Holbrook and will be prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Sue Perry of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.