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11/16/06-Rusk County

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Arrests Two East Texas Nursing Home Employees

Two Rusk County nursing home employees have been arrested as part of the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.  Christopher Ferguson, 32, of Henderson is charged with fraudulent possession of a controlled substance, a third-degree felony.  Ferguson was a licensed vocational nurse at Southwood Nursing Home.  

In a separate case, Lola Stewart, 46, of Kilgore, is charged with third-degree felony theft. Stewart is accused in a number of schemes resulting in more than $70,000 diverted to her personally or to relatives. Stewart is a former business manager at Overton Healthcare Center Nursing Home in Overton.  

Oralia Ortega, Reporting.  ortega@kltv.com

 

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