Former Nursing Home Executive Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Kickbacks

In Tennessee and all across the United States, we expect working employees to be respectable and honest individuals, especially people in service positions such as an executive for a nursing home. Unfortunately, however, sometimes this is not the case. If you or someone you know has witnessed or may suspect a crime at your workplace or anywhere else, it is recommended that you contact the police and a Tennessee nursing home neglect lawyer as soon as possible.

In a recent case, John D. Henderson has received a sentence of five years and three months in prison for accepting kickbacks from contractors and also for evading taxes. He has also been ordered to pay almost $700,000 in restitution, federal taxes, and penalties. Henderson is the former director of maintenance and renovations for the Medical Facilities of America which runs forty nursing homes. He has been convicted of demanding kickbacks for giving different companies contracts for construction work at some of those forty nursing homes.

He has pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and two counts of tax evasion in a federal court in March. Four contractors have also been convicted of paying him kickbacks.

Cases like this one unfortunately occur all across the country and even right here in Tennessee. If you or someone you know has witnessed or suspects that a crime has taken place, we encourage you to contact one of our caring and experienced Nashville nursing home lawyers attorneys. We care about our clients and will hear your case. We will work with you and other law enforcement to see to it that the person or persons are held accountable for their crime.

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