Former nursing home administrator charged with theft

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RIVERTON – A 47-year-old woman from Pictou County has been charged with theft over $5,000 following a lengthy investigation by RCMP.

Following a complaint of an internal theft from the Valley View Villa Nursing Home in Riverton, Pictou District RCMP conducted an investigation and has charged the former administrator with one count of theft over $5,000. Several thefts are believed to have occurred from 2013 to 2016, while she was an employee at the facility.

The investigation revealed more than $27,000 was stolen from the nursing home  by the accused during this timeframe.

She is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on March 5 at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is continuing.

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