Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release
Richardson faces one count of abuse of a disabled adult, a third-degree felony. If convicted, Richardson faces up to five years in prison and more than $5,000 in fines. The State Attorney’s Office for the Second Judicial Circuit will prosecute the case.
The Attorney General's MFCU investigates and prosecutes providers that intentionally defraud the state's Medicaid program through fraudulent billing practices. Additionally, the MFCU investigates allegations of patient abuse, neglect, and exploitation in facilities receiving payments under the Medicaid program. From January 2011 to November 2014, Attorney General Bondi's MFCU has obtained more than $466 million in settlements and judgments.