CNA's father gets 7-year sentence in nursing home identity theft case
Tim Mullaney reports:
A Florida man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a tax fraud that victimized nursing home residents and involved his daughter, a certified nursing assistant, federal and state authorities recently announced.
Norman V. Charlton, 50, pleaded guilty to identity theft and conspiracy charges in March and was sentenced Friday in Tampa, the U.S. Attorney’s office stated. His daughter, Portia Charlton, is in jail on multiple charges of ID theft, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Portia Charlton used to be a CNA at Palm Garden of Winter Haven, a 125-bed skilled nursing facility in Winter Haven, FL. Authorities arrested the 23-year-old last year and charged her with stealing personal information of 13 residents, according to local reports.
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