|June 24, 2014
Media Contact: Jenn Meale
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office today arrested Mark Keith Griffin, 44, on a felony warrant for Abuse of an Elderly or Disabled Adult, a third degree felony. After receiving a referral from Department of Children and Family’s Adult Protective Services, the MFCU discovered Griffin allegedly choked a disabled adult resident while employed at Shady Pine Group Home in Duval County. He was terminated immediately following the incident. If convicted, Griffin faces five years in prison and $5,000 in fines. This case will be prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit.