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Nursing home administrator accused of taking $60k from resident

Melissa Elaine Webster (Photo source: MS Attorney General's Office) Melissa Elaine Webster (Photo source: MS Attorney General's Office)
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -

VANCLEAVE, MS (WLOX) - A Vancleave woman faces eight felony counts of exploitation of a vulnerable person. Melissa Elaine Webster, 39, was arrested Wednesday by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Attorney General's Office.

Webster is accused of taking more than $60,000 from a former resident of The Alternative Personal Care Home, located at 6806 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS, where Webster served as an Administrator.

Webster was booked into the Jackson Count Adult Detention Center. If convicted, she faces up to 80 years behind bars (10 years per count) and up to $80,000 ($10,000 per count) in fines.

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